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Travel Blogs from Bénouville
... largest continent and seen so much.
With our tongues firmly wedged in our cheeks, here are ...
... thought they were safe as they thought that the cliffs would bring them and easy view to attack. There are five main beaches code named Utah, Omaha, Juno, Gold and Sword that stretch along the Normandy coastline. (My Mum helped me to recount these events).
We also visited the Overlord Museum that explained what happened leading up to the battle as well as how the battle was fought and won.
I learnt a lot ...
On the first day we travelled to Le Mont Saint Michel, which is an Abbey surrounded by water once the tide is comes in.
We visited the Abbey which has many rooms and is very old.
Today, Sunday we went to see the D-Day landings at Omaha Beach and then Pointe Du Hoc. This ...
... day we visited the landing beaches from the second world war. The first beach we went to was Omaha beach and it is where many American, Canadian, English and French soldiers defended Normandy against the German invasion. It was called D.Day or Operation Overlord and the battle was on 6th June 1944. We then went to Pointe Du Hoc which was a point of attack by the US soldiers who ...
12 Aug 2013
A famous bridge
When travelling east you come past another point of interest further west was the bridge over the canal north of Caen. This bridge was featured in the movie “The Longest Day” which had been filmed “on location”.
In the early nineties the bridge was replaced and the original bridge placed in a park 50 yards away making it a memorial ...