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Long Day, Long Shadows

A quiet and fitting end to a day with a few moments of silence for those killed on all sides in the Normandy Invasion of 1944.
World Cities Tour - Spring Break Edition - Day 16

July 2nd 2014
D-Day 16 - 70 years later For our last day in Normandy, we decided to visit the Bayeaux Tapestry and D-day invasion beaches. The tapestry was very interesting. It holds a lot of historical significance, and it is interesting to see the story from the point of view of the French (Anne and Tony learned a more English version of the story). One of the most striking impressions was the exhibit whic ... 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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