Normandy WWII D-Day Beaches

Date: 5/24/2014
Trip: British Isles cruise 2014
Port of Call: Le Harve, France
Tour Company: Normandy Sightseeing Tours
Tour Name: Stop-over – Normandy D-Day Beaches – American Sector

Le Havre - Gateway to Paris
Le Havre – Gateway to Paris
Port of Le Havre
Port of Le Havre

Pointe du Hoc

One of the largest German coastal batteries that was captured by the U.S. Rangers of the 2nd battalion after scaling 100-foot cliffs while under enemy fire. Approximately 135 Rangers lost their lives.

Omaha Beach

The most difficult of the five D-day beaches with 2,000 casualties, the highest of all the Normandy landings

Normandy American Cemetery

The final resting place for 9,387 United States military dead, most of whom lost their lives in the D-Day landings and ensuing operations

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Longues-sur-Mer Battery

German coastal battery between Omaha and Gold Beaches

More photos from Le Havre, France

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