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... out of the oven to give to the soldiers before they crossed the ocean.
We then headed off to Normandy and hit all of the sites from D-Day, starting with Pegasus bridge and ending with Pointe du Hoc, the US Rangers' involvement in D-Day. It was all very moving and so awesome to see in person. The German guns were still in the bunkers (full of holes and rusted) and the craters everywhere were awesome.
Mont Saint Michel is an abbey in…the middle of nowhere, Normandy! When the tide is high, the water rises all around it, only keeping a thin road that leads down the middle (the place is filled with warnings about being aware of the tides). Once we arrived, we walked on the beach around the perimeter of the abbey. Then we went to the very top and saw all the ins and outs of the place. ...
... clapped every time she saw her coming back to the table. Following lunch we then walked along the coast, looking at the oddly shaped stones that are dotted across the landscape. Walking down to a stretch of beach, Rose became very excited at the thought of playing in the sea. She enjoyed splashing about and collecting interesting looking shells and stones for her collection. John also taught her a trick that his much-loved Uncle Jock taught him ...
We started our day in the Normandy region of France. Travelling approximately half an hour from our hotel last night in Caen we arrived at the Juno Beach Center. Once again we arrived at the perfect time and the students were able to walk into the Juno Beach Center and begin their tour immediately. The center is an excellent resource for Canada's war effort in World War Two with an obvious focus on the D-Day landings. ...
... What I found most interesting was that a lot of the bunkers were built facing the other way. I haven’t done a lot of reading on German strategy in their Atlantic Wall regarding this particular thing. My guess is that the way they built up the earth on the backside of them, it was set up that once the soldiers got over the mound, they would be mowed down. I’m sure my dad will correct me on this, but I’m going to go back and ...