6 june 1944 : landing on the beaches of Normandy

The landing on the beaches of Normandy was the largest amphibious and airborne operation of all time . You may also like millions of visitors come you collect on the landing beaches to honor the soldiers who liberated France.

D.DAY beach : Sword Beach

Mythical sector from the landing beaches , the site of Sword Beach ( Ouistreham ) has the beaches of Juno Beach, Utah Beach , Omaha Beach and Gold Beach . Beach Sword Beach is where landed the 177 French of the Kieffer commando.

D.DAY beach of the canadians : Juno Beach

On 6 June 1944, 14,000 Canadians and 9,000 British landed on the sector. 1h20 from Bricquebec at Courseulles-sur-Mer you can visit the Juno Beach Centre. Please note, the center is closed in January .


D.DAY beach : Gold Beach

On this beach, you can still see the remains of the artificial harbor created at the time. D-Day Museum returns in detail the design and construction of the port. Arromanches 360 offers meanwhile a circular theater that presents the complete history of the Battle of Normandy.

D.DAY beach : Omaha Beach

On Omaha Beach in Colleville-sur-Mer, 52 minutes from Bricquebec; the bankrupt fail to landing. The countless losses that American troops will undergo the D-Day earned him the dubious nickname of Bloody Omaha, ” Bloody Omaha “. Nearby, you will find the statue of the brave, but also the Colleville American cemetery of 70 hectares.

Photo memorial-caen.fr

Photo memorial-caen.fr

D.DAY beach : Utah Beach

At Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, 36 minutes from the castle, you can visit the Utah Beach Museum offers a complete return. As highlight of this collection to the museum, you will be ready to enjoy this authentic B-26 bomber .

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Photo utah-beach.com