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Les Braves

| Omaha Beach, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, France
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A soaring, futuristic statue/monument to the heroism that was shown here

Personally, I would have preferred the beach to be left the way it was then, with no adoration... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
UD K
Omaha beach monument

One of many monuments on Omaha beach dedicated to all allied troops who fought to liberate... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
JaroslavNecas
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Brno, Czech Republic
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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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“omaha beach” (17 reviews)
“modern art” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Omaha Beach, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, France
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"who lost their lives"
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"omaha beach"
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"modern art"
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"nice memorial"
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"beautiful monument"
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"walk up"
in 2 reviews
"great parking"
in 2 reviews
"american soldiers"
in 3 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 2 reviews
"who gave their lives"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"ravens"
in 9 reviews
"sculptures"
in 16 reviews
"banon"
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"commemorates"
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"fraternity"
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"tide"
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Personally, I would have preferred the beach to be left the way it was then, with no adoration. The shining metal blades emerging from the sands are, however, awe inspiring.

Thank UD K
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

One of many monuments on Omaha beach dedicated to all allied troops who fought to liberate France. Visited in 9/2012

Thank JaroslavNecas
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I understand the significance, meaning and the intent that Anilore Banon is trying to convey with this sculpture, based upon reading the signage that is located adjacent. However, to me it just seems a little over the top and out of place for what should...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Great Memorials here on Omaha beach. Our tour group started out early that day, a few miles down from the memorial, but further down on Omaha beach. There the tide was out hundreds of yards, when we arrived here at the memorial, just a couple...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Not a big fan of modern art but this sculpture made a lot of sense when you read the artists description. Anilore Banon wanted 3 ideas to comprise his work, Wings of Hope, Rise, Freedom and Wings of Fraternity and when you view this when...More

Thank Skeney57
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is an impressive modern memorial sculpture dedicated to the Americans who fought to liberate France.

Thank Sue M
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Located in the sand on the beach, this very modern piece sits comfortably in the heritage of the events that it commemorates.

Thank RobertFGCarter
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

More than beautiful monument dedicated to those who fought to liberate Europe! Reflecting sea sand sky, hope and dreams and gratitude.

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

These beach memorials are worth taking the time to visit. Walking the beach is a very moving experience.

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

These days it might just look like any other beach. But this place has great importance attached to it and the beautiful monument is a reminder of that. There is a parking area close to this place since we visited in the month of March,...More

Thank Pradnya02
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