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... murdered by Kurt Meyers, along with other members of the Canadian Armored Regiment, on June 7th, 1944.
Josh had researched two soldiers who were buried there. One was named Gordon Ross Coburn. He landed on June 6th, 1944 during the military operation D-Day.
The other soldier that Josh researched was named Percy Royston Gilman. He landed on D-Day and was reported missing on the 8th. There are three ...
... their related departure points from southern England. Out in front of this are all our buried soldiers whose families elected to have them kept here on Normandy. This is technically American soil now so they must have wanted to have them buried with their fellow soldiers. There are thousands buried here each marked with a marble headstone and cross or Star of David. Every grave perfectly in line with the next. After we reflected at the cemetery we headed over to ...
... We spoke to a young guy in a red beret (from Omemee!) who was part of the parachute team for the ceremony. We met another nice couple who were fascinated by the kids interest on the museum --their cottage was in Parham! What a small world! We first watched a movie that explained a little detail about WWII, saw the museum which was very well done and were amused to watch a French school group going around learning about ...
From my home in Normandy, the four hours ago of road, even more.
It's was very long, but it was worth it !
Once arrive low there, we saw the sea.. splendifierous ! *.*
We are to stay in a campsite during a week!
The day we take out to visit some monument.
But the most mattering it is because we went to visit the Cean Memorial and Museum history and civilization.
It is very beautiful !
... the man
Rod- oui oui choo choo says Rod smiling
Man - man tells us to hop in and gestures to our hire car and he will take us to the train.
As you can imagine Rory and I are looking on at this with amusement.We are not sure if we are being taken to the train station or being kidnapped.
It could be relief or he could be the only car thief that gets a tip!
All is ok and he takes us straight to the Gare Du Havre Train station ...