Omaha Beach seen from Colleville-sur-Mer American War Cemetery, the craters from the artillery still exist today. The land has been left untouched.
27 Allied troops unload equipment and supplies on Omaha Beach in Normandy, France, in early June of 1944. (U.S. Army) #
Battlescapes: Europe's famous battlefields
Normandy (June 6, 1944) Four years on from the Dunkirk evacuation, an armada of British, American and Canadian forces returned to north-west Europe, arriving at Sword, Juno, Gold, Utah and Omaha landing beaches. This picture is of Utah Beach, shown near the location of the Utah Beach Museum. In contrast to the experience of Omaha Beach, the landings of the US 4th Division on Utah Beach went smoothly, with the division losing 200 men on D-Day itself.
National World War II Museum plans day full of activities to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day
With a day-long program that will include music, movies, ceremonies, panel discussions and even a rock climb, the National World War II Museum is commemorating on Friday (June 6) the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landing. A full schedule is...