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Visited Omaha Beach for first time and it does make you stop and think what the soldiers who stormed the beach sacrificed and nick named it Bloody Omaha. The monument on the beach has been made to remember D-Day and the lives lost during that...More
Omaha Beach is in St. Laurent, Normandy, France. It is one of five beaches the Alliés landed at on D-Day the 6th of June 1944. Omaha Beach on that day was the scene of the bloodiest loss of life of the landing. Today, there are...More
The beach is a lot longer than I ever imagined. There is nowhere to hide it is all flat sand. The monuments there are very impressive. I am so grateful that I got to visit this historic place. It was quite windy the day we...More
As a boy I have read many stories about the D-Day invasion and seen countless movies, but actually being at the site of this event really brought home the dangers faced by those that came ashore there in 1944. I tried to imagine myself as...More
Without a guide, this just seems like a nice beach. You can only stand there so long and be sober about the landings there so many years ago. With a guide you get the whole story and it suddenly comes alive. You'll hear and internalize...More
Visited the site during the Beyond Band of Brothers Tour. Very much worth a visit and would also recommend attending in a tour group setting to have a local guide present who will give you a lesson in history as to what and where the...More
Pointe du Hoc is the place to go first. Prior to your visit go to uTube to watch Reagan’s 1984 speech “the boys of Pointe du Hoc”. Our cemetery also overlooks Omaha Beach. Another must visit. If you want to take sand from... More
Pointe du Hoc is the place to go first. Prior to your visit go to uTube to watch Reagan’s 1984 speech “the boys of Pointe du Hoc”. Our cemetery also overlooks Omaha Beach. Another must visit. If you want to take sand from Omaha the tourist shops sell small glass containers.