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Ranville War Cemetery

Rue Comte Louis de Rohan-Chebou, Ranville, France
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“pegasus bridge” (25 reviews)
“resting place” (7 reviews)
“brave men” (7 reviews)
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Rue Comte Louis de Rohan-Chebou, Ranville, France
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"pegasus bridge"
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"resting place"
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"brave men"
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"buried here"
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"war dead"
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"words cannot describe"
in 2 reviews
"both sides"
in 4 reviews
"fitting tribute"
in 3 reviews
"airborne division"
in 2 reviews
"who gave their lives"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 4 reviews
"churchyard"
in 16 reviews
"cemetery"
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"den"
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"headstones"
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"heroes"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We started our Normandy tour of D-Day sites with a visit to the Pegasus Memorial Museum. The museum is very well done as so many of the museums are in the area. What we didn't expect was the Ranville War cemetery which is just a...More

Thank David K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spend about 45 minutes here, as it was part of the Leger Guided Tour places to visit. Beautifully kept and this area is so very humbling and words cannot describe your emotions. There are 2500 graves here from both sides, along with locals.

Thank Greg N N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ranville War Cemetery is the final resting place of over 2500 combatants from many different nations and from both sides of the conflict. The pristine white headstones are immaculately kept by the War Graves Commission, with colourful flowers dotted around. Sadly the legends on the...More

Thank hammondjohn270
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As all CWG are, this place is immaculate. I particularly honour how local people requested that the initial military casualties were brought in, the asked if the could be buried in the churchyard to be claimed as their own. Thank you.

Thank Dusty9205
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

a beautiful place with great significance. headstones of the war dead along with those of the locals in the grounds of a beautful church

Thank 69Armstrong
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

having visited Pegusus bridge i wanted to visit Ranville war cemetary.it has the graves of soldiers who were killed taking and holding the bridges over the Orne.I wanted to visit Den Brotheridge's grave who led the first wave attack and took the bridge.so i had...More

Thank steveroszoerowell
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Truly a beautiful place, well kept and plenty of parking. However be cautious when you park and leave your car, as ours was broken into and our belongings stolen.

Thank Ian L
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

this is a must visit once you have been to the Pegasus memorial , this is a fitting resting place for all these heros

Thank posseekent
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

A wonderfully set out tribute to fine soldiers across our then commenwealth who parachuted in to break up the Nazi stronghold on northen France. RIP those brave soldiers.

Thank Ollie612
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

A must visit - beautifully kept. This area is so very humbling and words cannot describe the emotions one feels reading the stories of our fallen heroes.

Thank lestamunda
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Joan R
18 March 2017|
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Response from brains15 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know! You need to ask the hotelier or tourist board.. sorry
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