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Omaha Beach D Day 1st Lieutenant Jimmie Monteith Jr

By | August 27th, 2013|Categories: 1st Infantry Division, 70th Anniversary, D Day, D Day Cemeteries, D Day Memorials, Medal of Honor, Omaha Beach|

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

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

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 [...]

D Day Tours of Normandy, an overview video

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

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 [...]

Fete de la Liberation, St James, Normandy

By | June 6th, 2013|Categories: 70th Anniversary, D Day, D Day 70, D Day Cemeteries, D Day Memorials|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Alongside the Memorial Day Service at the U.S. Cemetery at St. James, the town hosts 'The Fete De La Liberation' A weekend programme of events featuring veteran WW2 vehicles both military and civilian. The vehicles were parked up around the town, so as you wandered around you never knew quite what was around the next corner. [...]

U.S. Cemetery, St James, Normandy. Memorial Day, 26th May 2013

By | May 27th, 2013|Categories: D Day, D Day Cemeteries, D Day Memorials, Medal of Honor, Normandy, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

St James US Cemetery. Memorial Day 26 May 2013. Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial The cemetery at St James on the Normandy/Brittany border is less well known than the cemetery at Colleville sur Mer on OMAHA Beach. Officially known as the Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial,  4,410 U.S. forces personnel were buried here in [...]

The Longues Sur Mer Battery, Normandy, France

By | May 26th, 2013|Categories: Artillery, D Day, Normandy, Paratroopers, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

  The Longues Sur Mer battery is strategically situated on the cliffs between Arromanches and Port en Bessin overlooking the D-Day Normandy Landing beaches. The four 155mm guns with a range of eight miles were in a position to threaten either the Americans landing on OMAHA Beach or the British Landing on GOLD Beach. The guns [...]

US Paratroopers St Mere Eglise. 82nd Airborne Division

By | April 30th, 2013|Categories: D Day, Normandy, Paratroopers|Tags: , , , , |

Pvte John Steele of F Company 505th PIR 82nd Airborne Division jumped into Normandy on the night of 5th-6th June 1944. Poor weather conditions led to a scattered drop and 36 men of Steele's company came down into the Church square of St Mere Eglise where they were captured or killed. Some buildings in the village [...]

Utah Beach statue, Lt. Richard Winters

By | April 23rd, 2013|Categories: D Day, D Day Memorials, Normandy|Tags: , , , |

Lt. Richard Winters Statue, Utah beach Offically dedicated to all the Allied leaders who saw action on D-Day and in the Normandy Campaign. The statue is unmistakably one of Lt. Richard Winters. Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. Anyone who has seen the HBO Mini-Series 'Band of Brothers' will know instantly who he [...]

D Day Landings. Flying Tetrarch Tanks.

By | April 20th, 2013|Categories: D Day, Normandy, Paratroopers, RAF, Tanks|Tags: , |

D Day Landings. Tetrarch Light Tanks On D Day and before, twenty Tetrarch Light Tanks were deployed by the 6th Airborne Recce Regt in Normandy. They were not very successful; several were destroyed in the transportation and landing. Those that survived were outclassed by German armour. They were mostly used for close support particularly [...]

Video: 360 degree panorama from the Pegasus Bridge

By | April 20th, 2013|Categories: D Day, D Day Memorials, RAF, USAF|Tags: , , |

This D Day Tour video is a 360 degree panorama of the Pegasus Bridge, the only bridge over the Caen Canal between the sea and Caen itself. It was vital the allies captured the bridge intact. The panorama shows you the canal, the Cafe Gondree where we often stop for coffee on our D Day Tours, [...]