L'Hostellerie du Chateau
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Hello! Today we are in Cherbourg France. We were alongside at around 7am this morning. Clearance was established shortly afterwards. The gangways were on decks 6 and 5. When we woke up, the starboard was to quay meaning that our side had a lovely view of the car ferries... There was an IOW ferry in dry dock for repairs actually. We had breakfast at the buffet and eventually headed ashore after my mother had used every toilet on the ...
... of the battle. The English version of the Blue Angels, the Red Arrows will be there and it promises to be a wonderful show. Unfortunately, we will fly out an hour before the air show begins. So it was fun to watch some of the vintage planes practicing their aerobatic stunts over St Aubins bay today.
Back at St Helier we caught the city bus up to Andrew and Elaine's home.
For Barbara's birthday we all went for a lovely dinner at the Farm ...
... for the American ground forces. However the wind was so strong and blowing the sand off the beach made it almost impossible to walk unless you walked backwards covering your eyes and face from the stinging sand. We finally made our way to the beach however due to the conditions we did not stay too long and we will return in a few days once the wind drops off.
Today was another day of education for us all and something else we will never forget.
... all over the USA. Oh, everyone in the parade was from the USA, no one from France. Everytime they announced it they were kept saying, 1200 American musicians and students! Anyways, in between the bands came the ROTC units. And finally, the veterans who helped free St Mere Eglise and other paratroopers came down in jeeps. I still don't know how there was actually a parade. Many of the people had to hold the banners sideways because the parade path was so tiny. ...
... He showed us the silver plated cigarette case twisted by the force of the impact, a forage cap, and the remains of three RAF woollen jumpers, with one still bearing a DFM medal ribbon. He showed us the single German 7.92mm bullet which he found lodged inside the sleeve of one of the jumpers. In the remains of one tunic pocket he found a twisted Waterman pen. There was a first aid kit, bandages, a whistle, a phial (unbroken!!!) which had contained morphine, ...