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The Normandy American Heroes Blog

World War Two, Normandy and More

14 CULTURAL SITES You Must Visit in Normandy, France

 

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Topics: Normandy

The Most Famous Historical Figures of Normandy, France

Have you always wondered which historical figures from Normandy had a historical or cultural impact around the world? Look no further— we've collected some of the people from our heritage who made their mark!

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The Best Things to Do in Normandy, France

 

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Maquis de Montfort: Heroes of the Resistance Killed in the Alps

On 18th June 1940, after the famous speech from London of General de Gaulle, the leaders of the free French forces decided to resist against the occupying forces. The country was cut in two parts and Resistance groups were created in the occupied and unoccupied zones of France.

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American Hero: Bernard L Olliff - 29th Infantry Division Wounded in Battle in Martainville

 

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Isigny sur Mer: France's Famous Dairies Serve the World

Isigny sur Mer is a small town in Normandy situated 25 minutes from Omaha Beach. This town is famous around the world for its industrial dairy history.

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American Hero: Dale R. Cocklin - 82nd Airborne Division Recorded Life as a Soldier in WWII

 

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Ready to Explore Your European Heritage with a Certified Genealogist and Normandy American Heroes?

 

 

Since you’re planning a trip to Europe with Normandy American Heroes, have you considered seeing the actual place where your ancestors lived? To stand on the footsteps where your family stood? Was it on a farm or in a town, a village, or a hamlet? It turns out that many Americans have European ancestry going way back, even before medieval times when the first kings ruled the land. Who knows, you might even be related to royalty! You may have some family history already written down which is a good start to finding out about where you came from. Or you might already know what place your ancestors came from. If you’re interested in including stops to your ancestral places in Europe, let us know, we’d love to assist you experience your homeland!

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Le Mont Saint Michel —Normandy's Ancient Marvel is More than a Tourist Destination

 

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American Hero: 1st Lt Oscar R. Greene Gave His Life For His Country

 

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Normandy American Heroes provides custom World War II tours of Normandy and beyond. On our blog, we write about World War II, things to do in Normandy and much more.

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