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Private Tour: Full-Day Tour to American D-Day Beaches from Bayeux
"This private tour of the American D-Day beaches is suitable for a maximum of eight passengers. As it is private you will experience the Normandy battlefields without having to share with other clients.The departure time for a private tour is flexible but the recommended departure time is between 8:30am and 9:30am to allow ample time to visit the D-Day sites you will have a 9-hour tour packed full of information from your English speaking guide. A unique on-board audio visual system will also give you more information before we arrive at each site. The main sites you will visit are: La Cambe German C this cemetery is a stark reminder of the terrible price the Germans paid during the heavy fighting on D-day and the subsequent inland battles.Sainte Mere Eglise - an objective for 82nd Airborne Paratroopers dropping in to Normandy in the early hours of J they would first need to cross the English Channel and then climb this natural obstacle before attacking the position.Omaha Beach - The 4.2 miles of coastline that is now referred to as Omaha Beach was assaulted at 06:30 on D-Day morning by American Rang the 29th Infantry Division and the 1st Infantry Division.Normandy American Cemetery As this is a private tour the schedule can be re-arranged to include other sites that you prefer or your guide can also include time for a museum visit.Your hotel pick-up can be arranged from Bayeux or smaller towns nearby."
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Private Tour: D-Day Beaches from Bayeux
"Your guide born and raised in Normandy in a family who lived through the occupation and the landing near Lisieux will meet you at 9am with some croissants and coffees to start your day.Then he will drive you straight to Arromanches to see the port the British have built to organize the landing of the troops in June 1944. You will then have lunch a very nice restaurant with a great view over the beach.After lunch your guide will take you to the American Cemetery in Colleville sur Mer where all those who gave their lives to save Europe rest forever.Next head to Longues sur Mer to see the Batteries the Germans used to protect the coast from the Allies. After that you will go the Pointe du Hoc to see how the US Rangers climbed the cliffs to disarm the German Defence.Then
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Private Tour: D-Day Beaches from Caen
"Your guide born and raised in Normandy in a family who lived through the occupation and the landing near Lisieux will meet you at around  9am  at the train station for those who arrive from Paris or from the place you stay in Caen with some croissants and coffees to start your day.Then he will drive you straight to Arromanches to see the port the British had built to organize the landing of the troops in June 1944. After that let's go see the  the Pointe du Hoc to see how the US Rangers climbed the cliffs to disarm the Ge your guide will take you to the American cemetery in Colleville sur Mer where all those who gave their lives to save Europe rest forever.We will then go for a walk on the beach to feel waht these great men saw  70 years ago.I will tell you many unique stories to make you feel the place as it was then.The
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Point du Hoc

Here is where a group of Army Rangers scaled the cliffs and met heavy German resistance. The Americans defeated the Germans here, but not without suffering very heavy casualties.You can walk through...
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Musee de la Bataille de Normandie

This museum follows the history of the American involvement in Normandy after the landings of 6 June 1944.There are weapons, uniforms, photographs, and heavy equipment on display. I learned more from...
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Visit the American Military Cemetery

This is a very intense experience although in the end, we found it very peaceful. I think one should visit if for no other reason than to remain aware of the cost of war. There were older women there...
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D-Day Beach – Omaha

Assault time 06:30“Bloody Omaha” is the how it is described. Most thing went wrong on this beach. The weather was atrocious and so when the twenty nine DD Tanks were launched only two of them reached...
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Visit the American Cemetery

Before the colonnade is a pool with paths along its edges and lateral to that on each side two rows of tall trees. These lead to two areas, each flying an American flag, heading masses of regular rows...
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Examine the Memorial

The American Military Cemetery is headed by a memorial. The entire site was ceded by the French to the US as territory for this purpose. The memorial is a colonnade which faces the burial grounds. The...
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Attend to all cemetry details

1. Rising up in the middle of two tempelshaped buildings is a magnificent statue. It's called "The Spirit of American Youth Rising From the Waves".2. Behind the monumental tempels is a long cresent...
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Find out how the battle at Omaha Beach was

In the tempels at the head of the cemetry, large images on the wall explain in detail the battle for the Normandy coastline in general and the fighting on Omaha Beach in particular. Towards the sea,...
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Visit the American Cemetry

The largest of the cemetries along the Normandy coast is situated just above the beaches of Omaha beach. Now-a-days the beaches officialy bare the code names they were given in Operation Overlord,...
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Cimetière américain

You really must visit the American cemetery of Colleville-sur-Mer. I think it's the biggest American cemetery in Normandie, if not in France, as it contains more than 800 tombs of soldiers dead to set...
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Omaha Beach Museum

This museum isn't located in Colleville-Sur-Mer, but is nearby in the small town of St. Laurent Sur Mer.This is a great museum to learn about World War II and in particular, the American battle on...
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"American Memorial Sites in Normandy, France"
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"Requiescant in pace"
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Beausoleil

"American Military Cemetery at Omaha Beach"
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"D-Day, Omaha beach and the price of liberty"
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"Right Place But All Wet!"
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