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Some family fun sites in Normandy your children simply can't miss

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MY DAD, THE DESERT FOX, TOLD ME: MANFRED, I WILL BE DEAD BY SUNSET

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Topics: France, Normandy, World War 2, Nazi, Third Reich, France, Normandy, D-Day, Operation Overlord, Operation Neptune, Third Reich, Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt, Third Reich, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, Nazi, Führer Adolf Hitler, WWII Atlantic Wall, World War Two, France, Normandy, Saint Lo, Movie The Longest Day, Third Reich, Wehrmacht, Shoah, The Final Solution, Shoah, Jews, Nazi, Gestapo, WWII, Third Reich, Luftwaffe, Third Reich, Field Marshal Johannes Rommel, Third Reich Minister Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Afrika Korps North African Campaign, WWII Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, France, Château La Roche Guyon, Operation Valkyrie, Nazi, Führerhauptquartier Wolfsschlucht II, Nazi 7th Panzer Division the Ghost Division, WWII 8th British Army, Third Reich, General Hans Speidel, France, Normandy, Sainte-Foie-de-Montgomery, Nazi Party Chancellery leader, Martin Bormann

87th Chemical Mortar Battalion: A life saving support for the infantrymen

Utah beach - Normandy American Heroes SUV

The 87th Chemical Mortar Battalion participated in the taking of the Cotentin Peninsula and Cherbourg harbor. 

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22nd Infantry Regiment & USS Nevada battle for Azeville battery 105mm

While the 1st Battalion of the 22nd Infantry Regiment of the 4th Infantry Division was attacking Crisbecq battery on the 7th of June 1944, the 2nd Battalion was fighting to take Azeville battery.

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Topics: France, Normandy, World War 2, Nazi, France, Normandy, Utah Beach, Third Reich, France, Normandy, D-Day, Operation Overlord, Third Reich, Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt, Nazi, Führer Adolf Hitler, World War Two, WWII, Infantry, WWII, US Navy, WWII 4th Infantry Division, WWII 22nd Infantry Regiment, France, Normandy Azeville Battery, France, Normandy, Crisbecq Battery, France, Normandy Azeville German Battery, USS Nevada, WWII, Hawaii, Pearl Harbor

The Bastard Brigade oN D-DAY OF General Cota

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Topics: World War 2, France, Normandy, D-Day, Operation Overlord, Third Reich, Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt, Third Reich, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, France, Normandy, Omaha beach, France, Normandy, Vierville-sur-Mer, WWII Atlantic Wall, WWII 115th Infantry Regiment, WWII 175th Infantry Regiment, WWII 29th Infantry Division, World War Two, WWII 1st US Army, WWII Engineers Special Brigade, WWII, US Coast Guards, WWII, Infantry, WWII, US Navy, WWII Duplex Drive Amphibious DD tank, WWII Duplex Drive Amphibious Tank, USA, West Point military academy, WWII 146th Special Underwater Demolition Battalion, WWII, USA, Major General Charles Hunter Gerhardt, WWII, USA, General Norman Daniel Cota, WWII, USA, The Bastard Brigade, USS Charles Carroll (APA-28)

D-DAY CHALLENGE OF THE DUPLEX DRIVE AMPHIBIOUS TANK (DD TANK)

Duplex Drive Amphibious Tank D-Day Challenge  - Omaha Beach

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Topics: France, Normandy, World War 2, Third Reich, France, Normandy, D-Day, Operation Overlord, Third Reich, Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt, Nazi, Führer Adolf Hitler, France, Normandy, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, Normandy, Omaha beach, France, Normandy, Vierville-sur-Mer, France, Normandy, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, WWII Atlantic Wall, WWII 1st US Army Assault Training Center, WWII 116th Infantry Regiment, World War Two, WWII 1st US Army, WWII Engineers Special Brigade, WWII, US Coast Guards, WWII, Infantry, WWII, US Navy, WWII, LST Landing Ship Tanks, WWII 1st Infantry Division, WWII 16th Infantry Regiment, WWII Duplex Drive Amphibious DD tank, WWII Duplex Drive Amphibious Tank

Duplex Drive Amphibious Tanks on Omaha Beach

 

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Topics: France, Normandy, Third Reich, France, Normandy, D-Day, Operation Overlord, Operation Neptune, Third Reich, Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt, Nazi, Führer Adolf Hitler, France, Normandy, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, Normandy, Omaha beach, France, Normandy, Vierville-sur-Mer, France, Normandy, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, WWII 29th Infantry Division, WWII 116th Infantry Regiment, World War Two, WWII 1st US Army, WWII Engineers Special Brigade, WWII, Infantry, WWII, LST Landing Ship Tanks, WWII 1st Infantry Division, WWII 16th Infantry Regiment, WWII Duplex Drive Amphibious DD tank, WWII Duplex Drive Amphibious Tank

Objective Utah Beach: Tare Green and Uncle Red

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Topics: World War 2, Operation Overlord, Operation Neptune, Third Reich, Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt, Third Reich, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, Nazi, Führer Adolf Hitler, WWII Atlantic Wall, World War Two, WWII 1st US Army, WWII, US Coast Guards, WWII, Infantry, WWII, US Navy, WWII, LCVP Higgins barge, WWII, LST Landing Ship Tanks, WWII 4th Infantry Division, WWII 22nd Infantry Regiment, France, Normandy, Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France, Normandy, Saint-Martin-de-Varreville, WWII 8th Infantry Regiment, WWII 12th Infantry Regiment, France, Normandy, La Madeleine hamlet

1st US Army Assault Training Center and Slapton sands

From the D-Day landing on the 6th of June 1944 to the Victory in Europe signed on the 7th of May 1945 in Reims (France), many of our NOK (Next of Kin) sacrificed their lives so we could continue to live in a free world.

Lest we forget...

We all know what the Allied Forces had to accomplish to liberate Europe from Nazi tyranny. But have you ever asked yourself how did these soldiers prepare themselves to go to battle? Where did they train? What kind of training did they receive? Which unit was trained and why?

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Topics: World War 2, France, Normandy, Utah Beach, WWII 101st Airborne Division, Third Reich, France, Normandy, D-Day, Operation Overlord, France, Normandy, Omaha beach, France, Normandy American Cemetery, WWII Atlantic Wall, WWII, England, Saunton Sands Beach, Operation FABIUS-1, WWII 1st US Army Assault Training Center, WWII, England, Slapton Sands, World War Two, WWII England, Croyde Cliffs, WWII 1st US Army, WWII Engineers Special Brigade, WWII, US Coast Guards, WWII, Infantry, WWII Paratroopers, Operation TIGER, WWII, England, Woolacombe Beach, WWII, US Navy, WWII, USA, Rangers, WWII, LCVP Higgins barge, WWII, LST Landing Ship Tanks

29th Infantry Division "OK Let's Go"

 

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Topics: World War 2, France, Normandy, D-Day, Operation Overlord, WWII Atlantic Wall, WWII 115th Infantry Regiment, WWII 175th Infantry Regiment, WWII, England, Saunton Sands Beach, WWII, England, RMS Queen Mary, WWII 29th Rangers Battalion, Operation FABIUS-1, WWII 1st US Army Assault Training Center, WWII 29th Infantry Division, WWII 116th Infantry Regiment, WWII, England, Slapton Sands

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