Utah Beach

Utah Beach, on the English Channel coast in Normandy, was an American landing zone on D-Day.

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La Fiere Bridge

On D-Day, U.S. paratroopers suffered heavy casualties during a fierce battle at La Fiere Bridge on the Merderet River.

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Sainte-Mere-Eglise

Sainte-Mere-Eglise was a critical target and objective of American paratroopers in the early morning hours of D-Day.

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Pointe du Hoc

Pointe du Hoc was part of Hitler's famous 'Atlantic Wall'. Today, you can walk through the remains of the German defenses.

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Omaha Beach

Omaha Beach was the deadliest of the 5 landing areas used by Allied forces during Operation Overlord.

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American Cemetery

The visitor center at the Normandy American Cemetery does a great job of telling the story of the battle at Omaha Beach.

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Arromanches

Arromanches, on Normandy's English Channel coast, was the location of the amphibious landings at Gold Beach on D-Day.

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Compiegne Armistices

A clearing in the forest near Compiegne was the site of a German surrender in 1918 and a French surrender in 1940.

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Villy La Ferte

Fort de Villy La Ferte is the last outpost on the northern end of France's Maginot Line defenses.

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Maginot Line Tour

Fort Hackenberg was a defense outpost on France's famous Maginot Line, near the small town of Veckring.

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Bridge at Remagen

In 1945, the American army used the "Bridge at Remagen" to get a foothold on the east side of the Rhine River.

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