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?
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 .
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.
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.