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Cliffs at Pointe du Hoc  
   

Cliffs at Pointe du Hoc

To reach the stronghold the soldiers had to scale the 30 meter high cliff using rope ladders while fearing that they might get shot
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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