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... thought they were safe as they thought that the cliffs would bring them and easy view to attack. There are five main beaches code named Utah, Omaha, Juno, Gold and Sword that stretch along the Normandy coastline. (My Mum helped me to recount these events).
We also visited the Overlord Museum that explained what happened leading up to the battle as well as how the battle was fought and won.
I learnt a lot ...
On the first day we travelled to Le Mont Saint Michel, which is an Abbey surrounded by water once the tide is comes in.
We visited the Abbey which has many rooms and is very old.
Today, Sunday we went to see the D-Day landings at Omaha Beach and then Pointe Du Hoc. This ...
Day 21, 22 & 23 (13th, 14th and 15th September) - We spent 3 days in Normandy which is in North/Western France. Here we went to Etretat which is on the beach and has white cliffs like across the channel in Dover England. It was very windy and cold and we walked up to the top of the cliffs and the view was great.
... were at many of the graves as our visit was 3 days after the 69th anniversary of D-Day. We spent about 30 minutes walking around - we each wandered our separate ways - choosing different lives to peer into - and each being reminded of our how lucky we are our and how short life can be. Michael seemed particularly interested in spending time - maybe because so many of the dead were his age or younger. Over 5,000 British soldiers were buried there. ...