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... cemetery and Omaha, Utah beach and museum, Arromanches 360 movie, and Pointe Du Hoc. If you are a true history nerd, then visit everything you can! The official guide to Normandy lists many museums and out of those I did not visit 2 because I read reviews that said not worth the time! Overall, Normandy will be a wonderful place and I am extremely grateful I could be there before and after the celebrations. I will definitely come again. How could I not?? One month down, one to ...
... is really high for here). I left St Mere Eglise for the last time and it was sad! I got even more sad when I drove to Omaha beach and saw everyone packing up! I am not ready to leave yet so they can't either! The camps were being taken down and many of the actors were dressed in civilian clothes and packing things into the jeeps. I took one final picture of everything and then went to the Overlord Museum by the American cemetery. The museum was ...
... Beach to the right. There were six 155mm cannon in heavily reinforced concrete bunkers that were capable of hitting either beach with their big shells. On the outermost edge of the cliff, the Germans had an elaborate, well-protected outpost, where the spotters had a perfect view and could call back coordinates to the gunners at the 155s. Those guns had to be neutralized."
There were supposed to be 500 Army Rangers (2nd and ...
... almost describe them as an apple champagne! They are served in champagne bottles (and have one very loud and fast pop!) and the same French approach is taken here as it is to its wine, that is, no additives – it's all natural. They also had a delicious organic apple juice for us to try. We then tried Pommeau which is a blend of cider, apple juice and Calvados. It is extremely sweet and to me tasted like an ...
... near the larger town of Bayeux. This is a small fishing town and we watched some of the boats come in with their catch.
On the second day we drove further south to Le Saint Mont Michel where we visited an abbey and monastery built on a rocky island in the ocean. At high tide the entire structure in surrounded by the ocean and is not accessible by land. This abbey was first started in the year 708 AD! It was also ...
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