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Entrance to the Fortress of Mimoyecques
Normandy part II - Let's mention the war

September 1st 2013
WWII and Normandy During the World War II Normandy in France saw a lot of action and many important battles took place there. The main reason for me to go on this journey was to visit some of the places that I read about in the history lessons in school a long time ago or in novels, biographies and short stories in later years. I have ever since I was a child held a fascination for t ... read more
Europe » France » Lower Normandy » Arromanches-les-Bains

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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