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Address: Avenue de la Liberation, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, France
Phone Number: +330231219744
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This historic beach was the primary point of landing on June 6, 1944, for...

This historic beach was the primary point of landing on June 6, 1944, for the entry of American forces into World War II and saw some of the most intense fighting in the entire war.

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Historically impressive

While the beach itself is, well, a beach today, it is the place of massive carnage on June 6, 1944. When the tide is low, you can get the unique perspective of the amount of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Fairmont, Minnesota
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Fairmont, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

While the beach itself is, well, a beach today, it is the place of massive carnage on June 6, 1944. When the tide is low, you can get the unique perspective of the amount of ground that was required to be crossed by the soldiers that day.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A "must see" place in Normandy, where you can feel under your feet the steps of thousands of soldiers suffering for our future there...

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Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is so moving and to be standing right there is unreal. Do your homework before you get there so you understand. And the monuments are heartwarming. I put me feet in the water.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot to explore the beach. Lots of history. Very windy but worth it. Parking available. Lots of history

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is a beautiful reminder of the sacrifice made by the allies in WW2. The area is wonderful for a walk through history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An absolute 'do not miss' of a place, extremely touching and moving. The whole area is dedicated to the memory of the fallen and those who fought. We spend 6 days travelling the area, and still have much to see, but of all the places we visited, this has to top of the list. Every man who stepped ashore the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its one of those places that you must see when you're A) in the Normandy and B) simply for history reasons. This beach is a lovely beach, well looked after and maintained. There is free parking and the beach is easy accessible. You will find two war memorials here and I would advise that you then head up the beach... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach is 6 miles long. It is a good sandy beach & there is a paved road on the beach that you can drive most of the way. The area also has plenty of shops & places to eat. There is also plenty of free parking. When you look at the steep embankments that had to be climbed to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is long and gold coloured and empty. Parking is free and plentiful, the memorials to the Americans that landed here are sobering and remind you of what happened in WW2.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking at the beach now, an innocent expanse of a lovely beach, it was hard for us to reconcile that attaining the goal of taking this beach from the Germans on D-Day was at the cost of 2,000 young American lives plus 1,000 wounded, crossing land-mines, miles of barbed wire and metal barricades. While the British and Canadians lost several... More 

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