Normandy April 9th 2005 We (Sarah, Joan, Kelly, Matt B, & I) took the train to Bayeux and started our tour from there, which was basically just renting a driver & a minivan to take us to all the big WWII places in Normandy.
First stop: the Musee du Debarquement, where they had old uniforms, model ships & plane, maps, and short movies on the war; it overlooked the remains of 'Mulberry B' (an artificial port).
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Europe » France » Lower Normandy 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