Mercure Cabourg Hippodrome
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... at the church in the town. On the outside of the church, a parachute monument hangs to commemorate John Steele of the 82nd Airborne Division. When the 82nd parachuted into Sainte-Mère-Église, Steele's parachute caught on the steeple of the church. He hung there for several hours, pretending to be dead, but
eventually the Germans captured him. He later escaped and rejoined his unit. There is a beautiful stained ...
... volunteered for the duty. He had two small boys! We walked to the actual cemetery and I was surprised how large it was! Very moving! Brought me to tears just thinking of those brave soldiers and the families they left behind! There is a large memorial with a beautiful statue and reflection pool. While we were there taking pics, the Army song "Cassions going rolling along" music was playing. Very moving! We left there and headed ...
... little place that stayed open all day and had a bowl of soup and a cappuccino. After warming up from the rainy day, I headed to the Bayeux Cathedral -- possibly the largest cathedral I have ever seen. It is gigantic!! From the outside, it looks like two churches but, alas, it is only one HUGE building. Gorgeous and well maintained, unlike many of the Church of Ireland ...
... The people of Normandy appear to still be enormously grateful to the Allies for liberating their country & there are flags of USA, Britain, Canada & France flying from many homes & in the streets of all the towns. Next day in Bayeux we went to see the famous tapestry which was surprisingly interesting with an audio guide of the whole story of William the Conqueror & beautiful embroidery considering it's over 900 ...
... for. I think I said "thank you" to my fabulous wife dozens of times for allowing me to be there. Just "WOW!. Since the 70th Anniversary of D-Day is in two weeks they are getting ready for a major celebration. Glad we're not going to be here. All kinds of world leaders are going to be here, and the roads are barely wide enough for a horse, and wagon. Some things haven't changed that much in Normandy in 70 years. It will be a major headache on June 6th. After our stop at ...