Omaha Beach & American cemetery Tours

Omaha Beach & American cemetery Tours

Omaha Beach is the most talked about of all the Allied landings on D-Day. It is also probably the least understood. What truly happened at Omaha Beach , why did it have so many casualties compared to the other beaches?

visiter les plages du débarquement

Visiting the D-Day and Battle of Normandy Sites

People come from all over the world to visit the D-Day and Battle of Normandy sites, cemeteries  and museums. It is truly an emotional experience to walk along the beaches.

29th Division, Crossing the River Elle

29th Division, Crossing the River Elle

Omaha Beach to St Lo tour.

Having had the worst of the landings on D-Day at Omaha Beach, the 29th Div consolidated their landing on the 7th June with the arrival of the 175 Reg.

Operation Martlet  to Battle of Rauray

Operation Martlet  to Battle of Rauray

49th Division (The Polar Bears) , 8th Armoured Brigade. In the early hours of the 25th June 1944 the 49th Div launched its  first main assault .

Battle Saint Pierre 8th armoured brigade

Battle Saint Pierre 8th armoured brigade

After a successful landing on D-Day and the liberation of Bayeux on the 7th June, The 8th Armoured Brigade, on the 8th June, with attached 1st Dorset Battalion advances from St Leger to Audrieu against elements of the 12th SS .Side stepping the battle in Audrieu the Sherwood Rangers secure Hill 103, by the 9th of June the 8th Armoured Brigade has a box defense on Hill 103 . With the 8th DLI attached,  they secured St Pièrre late on the 9th June, after a short but violent battle , bringing forward Northumberland Hussars and 24th Lancers.

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D-day Landing tours
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