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 …
... known but to god" I saw many from the 101st Airborne, a renown division of paratroopers to whom my son Samuel Lear Jackson belonged and saw combat in a much later war. It is the division made famous by Stephen Ambrose's book and the HBO series "Band of Brothers."
"This story shall the good man teach his son,
And Crispin Crispian shall ne'er go by,
From this day to the ending of the world,
But we in it shall ...
... first, but finding my balance with the suitcase on my back. Francois followed me in his truck down the road a ways to make sure I was all right, shouted he would see me on Monday morning, gave me a thumbs up, and sped ahead.
It was a cold, crisp fall day, a bit of a sharp wind, colors like a Van Gogh painting: trees with black trunks, orange leaves, green grass, and blue skies. The bike, ...
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 ...
... War and the division of Berlin. Before we knew it several hours had passed and we could easily have spent many more.
Then we headed for the coast to begin our journey along all the beaches involved in ‘Operation Overlord’, the storming of the Normandy beaches in June 1944. At St. Aubin Sur Mer, on Juno Beach our first stop, there was the first of a number of small memorials to the Allied forces. Travelling through the little villages we decided that our next ...