Normandy & D-Day Beaches Road Trips - D-Day Beaches (PDF Chapter)

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Normandy & D-Day Beaches Road Trips - D-Day Beaches (PDF Chapter)

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This is the D-Day’s Beaches Trip chapter from Lonely Planet’s Normandy & D-Day Beaches Road Trips guidebook.

Explore the events of D-Day, when Allied troops stormed ashore to liberate Europe from Nazi occupation. From war museums to landing beaches, it’s a fascinating and sobering experience.

  • wander among shell craters that haven’t changed since D-Day at Pointe du Hoc
  • pick the right route with inspirational images and key trip highlights
  • pay your respects at the Normandy American Cemetery & Memorial at Omaha Beach
  • get around easily with colour maps and route directions in easy stages
  • visit an award-winning multimedia D-Day museum in Caen
  • discover even more with detours and ways to link your trips

Coverage includes: Caen, Ouistreham, Juno & Gold Beaches, Arromanches, Longues-sur-Mer, Bayeux, Omaha Beach, Pointe du Hoc, Utah Beach.

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