It was across these fields that the 22nd Panzergrenadier Regiment attacked 11th Platoon 2nd A & S Highlanders.
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 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 .