Premiere Classe Bayeux
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decent hotel, very small rooms
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We have only done two battlefield tours on this trip, but at both of them we've accidentally timed our arrival shortly before the anniversary of the actual battle. As at Gallipoli last month, we found ourselves in Normandy fairly close to June 6 and all its accompanying fanfare. In Bayeux we saw advertising and merchandise everywhere touting the …
... maintained. It overlooks Omaha beach and as the tide was out I got a better idea of what took place on 6 June 1944. It is obvious the Americans hold their war dead in such high esteem, the grounds are pristine and there is not a thing out of place. If you could call a graveyard beautiful, then this place is beautiful. Time for a pit stop back at our apple orchard again for the night before we head to Le Mont St Michel tomorrow. It was a wonderful ...
... and supplies from ship to shore, an amazing feat given the circumstances and timeframe. Unfortunately the weather was really not on our side today and it started to rain, so we jumped back in Fifi and sought out the nearest camping place and tonight we live like kings and queens, we have showers, toilets, electricity and wifi. Doesn't get better than that. Tomorrow we are headed for Utah Beach so will post more from ...
Dayna and I went our separate ways today. I was up early and walked into Bayeux to catch an Overlord Tour called the "Band of Brothers", after the TV mini-series that aired a number of years ago. Dayna, on the other hand, slept in and then did a little walking tour of the city.
My tour started at bloody Omaha Beach, which included the American cemetery. We then ...
... for us and one other couple. We all got off at Point Du Hoc.
I was really excited to be here since at A&M I had learned all about this in Rudders Rangers. Basically, General Rudder (colonel at the time of D-Day) and a bunch of Rangers ahd to climb up this cliff and take out these guns that were bombarding both Omaha and Utah beaches. It was deemed impossible to take due to the cliff, but nevertheless they Rangers took it. That is the history lesson.