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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 Paris
"Your guide born and raised in Normandy in a family who lived through the occupation and the landing near Lisieux will meet you at 7am with some croissants and coffees to start your day.Then you guide will drive you to Arromanches (approx 2-hour drive) to see the port the British have built to organize the landing of the troops in June 1944. You will then ha 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.If time allows your guide will famous for the paratroopers who jumped to reinforce the landing operations on the coast.You will then be driven back to your hotel In Normandy or to the Caen or Bayeux train station to go back to Paris around 6pm in the Winter and a bit later in
From EUR892.00
 
Normandy Battlefields Tour - American Sites
"Begin your tour with a visit to the Sainte-Mère Church and Airborne Museum the site of a massive airborne operation involving 15000 U.S. paratroopers during World War II. Hear from your knowledgeable guide how the brave soldiers descended from the skies on the night before D-Day and learn the incredible story of Private John Steele one of the paratroopers.Continue onward to Utah Beach where soldiers of the 4th Infantry Division leapt from their landing crafts and headed inland under the orders of General Theodore Roosevelt Jr. The first day of battle saw relatively few casualties but the same cannot be said for those that followed.Visit the German Cemetery
From EUR100.00

More Things to Do in Saint-Pierre-du-Mont

Some of the Defenses are Still Partly Intact

Bunkers, foxholes and gun emplacements of reinforced concrete still remain more or less intact. Would today's advanced weapons obliterate them? It is frightening to contemplate but the many youngsters...
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hquittner
Nov 29, 2007

See the Memorials

The 11th Infantry Ranger Commandos at great cost of life took the Pointe from the Germans who were well entrenched here. A simple memorial states the bare particulars. This is a real battlefield. The...
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hquittner
Nov 29, 2007

Survey the Terrain

It is remarkable that as many as 135 of the 225 Rangers made it physically onto the plateau. The attack certainly protected a flank of the Omaha landing. Obviously this expanse provided no invasion...
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hquittner
Nov 29, 2007

The monument for the rangers

On the furthest tip of the cliff a stone needle rises up to the sky. This is the official monument commemorating the heroic task that the Rangers forfilled here. Remember the 135 of 225 that fell in...
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Pavlik_NL
Nov 07, 2007

Landscape of the moon, on earth

The landscape on top of Pointe-du-Hoc is deformed for a long long time. One can see how much shelling has been done here, by bomber command and can wonder what miracle spared the structures that the...
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Pavlik_NL
Nov 07, 2007

Gaze ver the cliffs down to the beach

To imagine the impossible task that the Rangers had to forfill, you might gaze down from the cliffs to the small strip of stony beach where they landed in little rubber boats. If you have a vivid...
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Pavlik_NL
Nov 07, 2007
 
 
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"D-Day, Pointe-du-Hoc and the heroic Rangers"
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"Pointe du Hoc"
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"Next to the Pointe du Hoc"
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