The French town of Sainte-Mere-Englise Is a Living D-Day Memorial. It was the first village in Normandy to be liberated by the Americans. An effigy of Private John M Steele who landed on the church tower.on D-Day, 6th June 1944. He was made famous in the film, The Longest Day

French Town Is a Living D-Day Memorial

With the Musée Airborne and other sites, Ste.-Mère-Église, a small town in Normandy, continues its reverence for a World War II battle.

The Cemetery at Normandy, France for those who died during the D-Day invasion

Omaha Beach American Cemetary - Normandy - France--no words can describe standing here and on the beach

Visit D-Day Beaches in Normandy :: Utah Beach

D-Day Beaches in Normandy France

NORMANDY'S D-DAY BEACHES Haute-Normandie, France - Visit the museums, cemeteries, and memorials; The American cemetery is on a cliff above Omaha Beach, and the British Cemetery is at Bayeux.

NORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY, COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, FRANCE The cemetery serves as the final resting place for many of the American soldiers who were killed in the D-Day landings in June 1944. The memorial includes a colonnade, featuring maps and information about the operations in the area, that opens to the statue The Spirit of American Youth Rising from the Waves and a serene reflecting pool. The semicircular “Wall of the Missing” pays tribute to soldiers who could not be identified. In honor…

Moving War Memorials Around the World

In honor of Memorial Day, AD surveys beautiful military tributes around the world. The cemetery serv.

Arromanches - Mulberry artificial harbour, D-day landing beaches - D-day museums, 360 Cinema - Omaha, Utah, Juno, Gold, Sword - Bayeux, Caen - Normandy Tourism, France

Official Normandy Tourist Board Website - Holidays and weekend breaks in Normandy - Normandy Tourism, France

Top Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches and World War II museums and sites: A Driving Tour of More Sites around Ste-Mere-Eglise and Utah Beach

Top Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches and World War II museums and sites

Top Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches and World War II museums and sites: A Driving Tour of More Sites around Ste-Mere-Eglise and Utah Beach

Replica glider, Pegasus Bridge Memorial.

Normandy: D-Day for families

Visiting Normandy's WW2 Sites & Memorials.    See our list of WW2 and D-Day places to visit in Normandy, France. A Bucket list destination for anyone who's interested in military history.  I made this list for our visit to Normandy, with kids. It covers all sorts of places, from museums to bunkers, and of course the famous beaches! Utah beach, here we come!  Click through to read my guide for WW2 sites in Normandy.

Visiting Normandy: WW2 D-Day Sites

Here's our list of D-Day sites & memorials to see when visiting Normandy - a Bucket List destination for anyone who's interested in military history.

Operation Overlord, (also known as D-Day), began on June 6, 1944, when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of France’s Normandy region.  The invasion was one of the largest amphibious military assaults in history and required extensive planning.

Today marks the anniversary of the D-Day invasion at Normandy. Thanks going out to all World War II soldiers whether you were in Normandy or not!

This summer, the Tower Of London will be surrounded by a sea of crimson. This installation, conceived by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, will commemorate each and every British or Colonial fatality from World War 1 by planting 888, 246 red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea around the tower.:

This installation, conceived by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, will commemorate each and every British or Colonial fatality from World War 1 by planting 246 red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea around the tower.

Visiting Normandy's WW2 Sites & Memorials.    See our list of WW2 and D-Day places to visit in Normandy, France. A Bucket list destination for anyone who's interested in military history.  I made this list for our visit to Normandy, with kids. It covers all sorts of places, from museums to bunkers, and of course the famous beaches! Utah beach, here we come!  Click through to read my guide for WW2 sites in Normandy.

Visiting Normandy: WW2 D-Day Sites

See our list of and D-Day places to visit in Normandy, France. A Bucket list destination for anyone who's interested in military history. I made this list for our visit to Normandy, with kids.

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