Hotel La Cremaillere
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... quite some time after D DAY. <b>Sainte Mere Eglise</b> This is the town John Steele hung from his parachute for hours during the fighting during Mission Boston, the name of the airdrop. Mission Albany was the airborne mission. There were actually two Paratroopers who landed on the church John Ray, mortally wounded, shot the German who was about to shoot Ken Russel, the second man hanging on the nave of the church. The Church was built in the ...
... Bayeux Tapestry. I first heard about this when I was at primary school which was erm, erm, a couple of years ago!!
It is about 70 metres long and tells the story of the events leading up to the Norman Invasion of England and especially the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Both the English and the French claim to have constructed the tapestry, depending on what side of the English Channel you live on!
A great day!! Canadian flags flying - everywhere! We started our day today visiting one of the sites the Canadian Parachute Battalion landed on D-Day. The men that were chosen for this role were the best and the brightest and the most the most physically fit. They suffered heavy losses. Juno Beach! I have been anticipating this day since we arrived. The beach and the town are ...
... I am a local now, I got off at the next exit and took the backroads to skip traffic! I recognized some of the little villages from my previous adventures so I just kept on heading towards St Mere Eglise. Fortunately, I found it and immediately parked because I could see the thousands of people parking on the highway in order to get there! I started walking with the people and it felt like the turkey trot because we all were walking on a road and I ...
... but serves us well for this one night stay in Liseaux. We gathered our dinner from a great market just down the road from the retreat house. For dinner we had calamari, crab salad, bread, cheese, fruit, wine, smoked salmon spread and olives. To finish the meal off, we split a delicious apricot pastry for dessert. I called Matt, Mom and Deb this evening to get caught up on everyone's news. To bed now -- we head for the D-Day beach area tomorrow morning. ...