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Arromaches

In the backround, remains of the artificial (Mulberry) harbours which were towed accross the English Channel.
DDay beaches

July 8th 2008
Today we visited 2 of the DDay beaches - Juno (Canadian) and Omaha (USA). Here are some photos. Operation Overlord - D-Day: June 6, 1944 : For 4 consecutive years, thousands of soldiers of all nationalities underwent intensive training in England. Although millions of tons of material were prepared, and hundreds of tanks, cars and trains were later dispatched for DDay, its exact date remained a ... read more
Europe » France » Lower Normandy » Bayeux

French Flag Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
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