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A Travel Blog entry by nicolerpierce from Caen, Normandy, France
... from the French, as they honor the soldiers that helped liberate their country. Our first stop today was the Museum and Memorial of the British 6th Airborne Division in Caen. The memorial honored the men that died trying to capture the Pegasus Bridge. A ...
A Travel Blog entry by mikeandger from Las Lagunas de Montebello, Mexico
... to be back on the road quickly that not 15 kilometres later, Michael flew over a 'tope' at 60km/h. Poor 'Nilla was actually airborne! We landed with a loud thwap, clunk, bang and kapow! The van bounced down the road for at least a kilometre before it got ...
A Travel Blog entry by muzz_travelling from Washington DC, District of Columbia, United States
... on one side and space on the other. I started at the Air section and wandered through the exhibits, detailing mans progress to get airborne and go faster and faster while doing so. The Wright Brothers were the first to fly and a huge hall is dedicated to ...
A Travel Blog entry by rustyd from Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands
... the war. It included actual artifacts from prior occupation, occupation and liberation. A number of items geared to the Airborne but also included a jeep. I took quite a few photos and I will post pictures of the museum for all of you. ...
A Travel Blog entry by katieontherun from Cape Town, South Africa
... it and frankly, everything after that went ever so smoothly. I was in the computer, got an aisle seat, had dinner and BA058 was airborne on schedule at 8pm. And I was so proud that this was my lightest journey ever: I had but 12kg in my big pack and ...
A Travel Blog entry by matthewsfamily from Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
The kids and I went to the Airborne & Special Operations Museum, and also to the Fascinate-U Children's museum. Both were fun and ...
A Travel Blog entry by stuhenry21 from Quận 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
... , with no hint of entitlement or expectation, which only adds to its moving effect. 2. The second piece was an American airborne sgt's collection of war decorations, donated to the Vietnam war museum, bearing a simple plaque reading: 'To the people of ...
A Travel Blog entry by j.mcgucken.ma from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
... ships dock. It was a noisy and a little bit wobbly flight but the landing on the water was really cool. They get airborne in surprisingly little time. Enjoyed the rooftop pool again and then Japanese food for dinner. The kids are in Asian food ...
A Travel Blog entry by mduder from Le Mont-Saint-Michel, Basse-Normandie, France
... . He didn't die until 1969. Mark spent some time!!! In the Airborne Museum housing many displays of weapons, munitions, etc. along with a genuine Waco glider. Also a C-47 plane (Dakota) which ...
A Travel Blog entry by bdorroh from Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Normandy, France
... had caught fire across from the square. The airborne museum now sites on that site. You can visit their website at: http://airborne-museum.org. I think this is by far the best museum in Normandy. There are two huge buildings on the grounds. One ...
A Travel Blog entry by rlcodling from Sainte-Mere-Eglise and Carentan, Normandy, France
... so we were lucky to enjoy this at our leisure, taking time to go inside the very old church and walk around quietly. The Airborne Museum was closed so we decided we would be back in the morning to see this. We walked along a few of the ...
A Travel Blog entry by ehjelter from Ste-Mere-Eglise, Basse-Normandie, France
... of Ste-Mere-Eglise is a major tourist attraction for folks with the parachute and dummy hanging from the church roof, a major airborne museum across the town square, innumerable shops flogging just about anything relating to June 6, 1944 and events put on ...
A Travel Blog entry by idahotraveler from Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
... to use the GPS to get us to our location. We were attempting to go to a parade downtown and then to the Airborne Museum and the Fayetteville Veteran's Memorial Park. We made it downtown without any problems...we even found parking. The ...
A Travel Blog entry by jaynjill.jaunts from Bayeux, Normandy, France
... concentration difficult. Eric seems to have master control of the weather – as he finished up to let us loose in the Airborne Museum of St Mere Eglise, the skies opened up and the rain came down hard –and slowed down to a tolerable level ...
A Travel Blog entry by jkessy from Austin, Texas, United States
... Had supper at Tim's and Karen's, and found our way home eventually. Tuesday.........Oct 28 We meet Karen at the Army Airborne museum, (it is the big attraction in Fayetteville) it trace the Airborne from its beginning to now,It has in the museum, ...
A Travel Blog entry by jmcgehee12 from Normandy, France
... The two paratroopers were eventually taken prisoner and I believe at least one of them, if not both, escaped. The Airborne museum was great as they had a glider in there that you could actually walk through. Those were used to transport ...
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