Places of Interest

Abbaye d’ Ardenne

The Abbaye d’Ardenne was the site of one of the most terrible atrocities suffered by Canadian troops during the Battle of Normandy.This beautiful old abbey was the headquarters of Kurt...

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Angoville au Plain

Angoville au Plain is situated just above Drop Zone D (the hottest drop zone on D Day).The church in the village square was used as an aid station set up by Robert Wright and Kenneth Moore...

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Argentan

Battle of Normandy, Argentan played a signficant role at the end of the Normandy campaign which is commemorated by the Memorial de Montormel. The town is also know for its lace making and horse...

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Arromanches

Although the Allies did not actually land in Arromanches on June 6th, 1944, the town was liberated that very day. For Arromanches was a highly strategic position. This seaside resort had been chosen...

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Batterie d’Azeville

Batterie d’Azeville is located near to Ste Mere Eglise and formed part of the German coastal defence. There are over 350m of tunnels which can be visited today, 4 casements and...

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Bayeux

Bayeux Bayeux is a major tourist attraction, best known to British and French visitors for the Bayeux Tapestry, made to commemorate events in the Norman conquest of England in 1066.  It...

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  • omaha beach sand
  • beach cemetery
  • occupation bunker
Photographs 1 & 3 taken by Dave Vickers, Photocoordinates