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The Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial is a World War II cemetery and memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, that honors American soldiers who died in Europe during World War II. American Cemetery Normandy, Places To Travel, Places To See, Paris, Belle France, Brittany France, Normandy France, D Day, Travel

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View down costal path from the American Cemetery, Normandy, France. You can see Omaha beach on the horizon. This beach is also known as “Bloody Omaha” because of the casualties suffered by the American troops who landed here on D-Day. Belle France, France 3, Paris France, Provence France, Places To Travel, Places To See, Great Places, Best Vacation Destinations, Best Vacations

Omaha Beach, Normandy, France.

View down costal path from the American Cemetery, Normandy, France. You can see Omaha beach on the horizon. This beach is also known as “Bloody Omaha” because of the 2,200 casualties suffered by the American troops who landed here on D-Day.

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Photos: American WWII Cemetery & Memorial at Omaha Beach

I had the honor of visiting the American WWII Cemetery & Memorial at Omaha Beach twice during the month of May, and both times it was emotional, overwhelming and a fantastic way to spend an afternoon. If you’d like to visit the American WWII Cemetery & Memorial, check out the following two links: Three Omaha …

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A sand sculpture of troops disembarking from a landing craft during the June D-Day invasion of the beaches of Normandy, France. Photo by Bernard Clerc-Renaud

A visit to Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery is a must for every American. My Father took part in the D-Day invasion and I was moved beyond words to stand on the beach he fought on. Normandy Beach, Normandy France, Omaha Beach, D Day Invasion, Saint Aubin, American Cemetery, Mystery Of History, Lest We Forget, Limousin

Omaha Beach, Normandy. We've already been here, but it's on the list again, because it's practically holy ground.

Enjoy a small group day tour from Paris to Normandy to see Omaha beach, the American military cemetery at Colleville-Sur-Mer, the Caen Memorial and more. Visit the Normandy D-Day landing beaches. Normandy Beach, D Day Normandy, Normandy France, The Places Youll Go, Places To See, Omaha Beach, D Day Beach, Normandy Invasion, American Cemetery

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D-Day Beaches (France). 'This is one of France’s most emotional journeys. The broad stretches of fine sand and breeze-blown bluffs are quiet now, but early on 6 June 1944 the beaches of northern Normandy were a cacophony of gunfire and explosions. Normandy Beach, D Day Normandy, Normandy France, D Day Beach, Juno Beach, Beautiful Places In The World, Beautiful Beaches, American Cemetery, Monuments

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3 Omaha Beach Itineraries

If you’re headed to Normandy to see the places where troops fought and died in World War II, there are any number of ways to do it. The most popular way is to sign up for a Normandy World War II tour – either leaving from Paris, which makes for a long day, or from …

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The cross is on Normandy beach with the lighthouse in the distance. Original photo taken in France by Christy Dowdle Normandy Beach, Normandy France, D Day Landings, Beacon Of Light, Lake Geneva, Sardinia, France Travel, Towers, Crosses

The cross is on Normandy beach with the lighthouse in the distance. Original photo taken in France by Christy Dowdle