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It was an awesome experience. What those Soldiers and Sailors accomplished was a true miracle. We went at low tide, same as the invasion. The distance from the water across the beach to any sort of cover was a terrifying to thing to ponder. We...More
Walk slowly along the beach and explore the bunkers to get a feeling for what June 6, 1944 must have been like; any patriot or any nationality owes it to his development as a person to experience the beaches at Normandy.
Having read many books about the war and the D-Day offensive, I was thrilled to be here. It did not disappoint, but i was surprised by the beauty of the place. Walking on Omaha Beach at low tide in the morning will be a live...More
If you're planning on seeing the memorial, I'd recommend walking some of the beaches involved in D-Day as well. It was an emotional, surreal experience that was very humbling and fulfilling, and I would've liked to have spent more time there if I could. There...More
A stunning beach , but a hard realisation of what must have happened to all those service personnel that landed there in d.day. Not much cover at all, ....sitting ducks comes to mind.
The museum there is worth a look in with an old bomber...More
We went from Paris to Normandy Beaches D Day tour on Blue Fox Travel full day tour with Lisa as our guide. A fabulous and informative day. Lisa was an excellent guide and shared her passion of WWII history and French culture with us in...More
This is such an emotional experience. Be sure you are there at 5:00 p.m. The flags are lowered and TAPS is played. I can guarantee there is not a dry eye in the house. I still have goosebumps when I think about it.
Doesn't matter your nationality or age - this is a must-do. To actually see the beaches where so many brave soldiers from many countries landed is very moving. Of course now they are just attractive seaside areas, but get a visual idea of those terrible...More