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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

We must never forget our fallen heroes.

Memorial Poppies Remembrance Day 2013 Wars are not about adventure or glory and they certainly aren't about poetry. They are about battles and people killing other people. War is a very nasty business. We should never forget those who gave their lives in war so that we could live in peace and freedom. By [...]

By | November 11th, 2013|Categories: D Day, D Day 70, D Day Cemeteries, D Day Memorials, Normandy|0 Comments

Omaha Beach D-Day Landings, Fox Sector and WN60

Omaha Beach, Fox Sector and WN60. D-Day Landings Floundered U.S. infantry on Fox Sector seek shelter from German fire from WN60 beneath the low cliffs WN60, The first resistance nest to be captured on D-Day WN60 was the most easterly of the resistance nests guarding OMAHA Beach. It overlooked Fox Sector and the beach [...]

By | October 10th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

American Cemeteries Closed. US Government Shutdown

U.S. WW2 cemeteries in Normandy Closed U.S. Cemetery Closures due to US Government Shutdown Hello everyone, if you are planning a trip to Normandy in the near future, please note that as a consequence of the U.S. budget problems the United States Cemeteries at Colleville sur Mer and St James are closed. Access to the Pointe [...]

By | October 6th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

UTAH Beach D Day Landings

D Day Tour of UTAH Beach, Normandy. D Day Landings On D-Day, UTAH beach was the most westerly of the five Allied Invasion Beaches and formed the right flank of the invasion force. It was added to the original COSSAC (or planning team) proposals to give the Allies an early opportunity to capture the deep water [...]

By | September 29th, 2013|Categories: Artillery, D Day, D Day 70, D Day Memorials, Normandy, Tanks, Utah Beach|0 Comments

The interesting people you meet on a D-Day Tour

 D Day Tours and the fascinating people you’ll meet USAF F4 Phantom fighter / bomber One of the best things about guiding D Day tours is the people I get to meet. I have spent so many enjoyable days in the company of interesting and accomplished people from all over the world. It is [...]

By | September 16th, 2013|Categories: Omaha Beach, USAF|0 Comments

Oradour-sur-Glane. Reconciliation event, 4th September 2013

French President Francois Hollande and German President Joachim Gauck stand hand in hand with Robert Hebras, a survivor of the massacre at Oradour-sur-Glane on 10th June 1944 Oradour-sur-Glane. On 4th September 2013 The French President Francois Hollande and the German President Joachim Gauck stood hand in hand with Robert Hebras, a survivor of the [...]

By | September 6th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Omaha Beach D Day 1st Lieutenant Jimmie Monteith Jr

Omaha Beach: US Cemetery Colleville Sur Mer 1st Lieutenant Jimmie W Monteith Jr 16th Inf/Rgt / 1st Infantry Division. Landing with the first wave at Fox Sector on OMAHA Beach on D-Day 6th June 1944, Jimmie Monteith was one of approximately 3,000 United States casualties on OMAHA Beach. His outstanding bravery and leadership led to a [...]

Omaha Beach WN 62 Strongpoint Fortifications

Omaha Beach, Normandy. WN 62 Colleville Sur Mer   Memorial to the U.S. 1st Infantry Division at WN 62 overlooking Omaha Beach at Colleville Sur Mer On D Day, Omaha beach was divided into 10 sections by the American forces:-  Able, Baker, Charlie, Dog Green, Dog White, Dog Red, Easy Green, Easy Red, Fox [...]

By | August 20th, 2013|Categories: 1st Infantry Division, Artillery, D Day, D Day Memorials, Normandy, Omaha Beach|0 Comments

Operation Husky, Sicily. 70 year Anniversary

Operation Husky. The Invasion of Sicily 70 years ago this week on 9th-10th July 1943, the Western Allies launched Operation Husky, the Invasion of Sicily. It was the starting point for the assault on Hitler's forces in Europe. Churchill described Sicily and Italy as "the sofe underbelly of Europe".  Strategically Husky achieved all the goals set [...]

By | July 16th, 2013|Categories: 70th Anniversary, D Day 70, Operation Husky|0 Comments

D Day Tours of Normandy, an overview video

D Day Tours Video. We have made a short video to give you some flavour of what our tours are like and some of the things you could do and see on a tour with www.d-daytoursnormandy.com This video gives only the briefest look at what we can do, but even so, we think it's clear how different [...]

By | June 18th, 2013|Categories: D Day, D Day 70, D Day Cemeteries, D Day Memorials, Normandy|0 Comments