Memorial to Danish Seamen

Memorial to Danish Seamen

A statue and plaque in memory of the 800 Danish seamen who participated in the Normandy Landings. The monument is located in a lay-by on D913 approximately 2.5km from Utah beach.

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Graye-sur-Mer Churchill A.V.R.E. tank

Graye-sur-Mer Churchill A.V.R.E. tank

A Churchill A.V.R.E. tank that landed on the beach at Graye-sur-Mer and was stopped on it's way inland when it was unable to bridge a deep culvert and foundered.

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Hillman - Suffolk Regiment

Hillman - Suffolk Regiment

Hillman was the head quarters of the German 736th Regiment, 150 men were stationed there. It was a fortified site of 18 underground concrete bunkers constructed by the Germans from 1942 onwards. The site was the control centre for the German defences in the area.

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Jerusalem War Cemetery, Chouain

Jerusalem War Cemetery, Chouain

Jerusalem War Cemetery is the smallest Commonwealth cemetery in Normandy containing 47 burials one of which is unidentified, and one Czech grave. The cemetery is located on the D6 about 9km south of Bayeux just before the D187 near the village of Chouain.

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La Cambe German War Cemetery

La Cambe German War Cemetery

La Cambe was originally the site of an American battlefield cemetery where American and German personnel were buried in two adjacent fields. After the war most of the American remains were transferred back to the United States and the remainder were Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

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Les Braves

Les Braves

Les Braves (The Braves) is a sculture in tribute to the Allies that landed on Omaha beach. The sculpture is located in Vierville-sur-Mer on Omaha beach itself on the junction of dog red and easy green sector. The sculpture was created by Anilore B

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Musée Airborne

Musée Airborne

The Airborne Museum is located in Sainte-Mere-Eglise and is dedicated to the American paratroopers of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Division who were dropped into Normandy and fought as part of Operation Overlord.

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Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

The Normandy American Cemetery covers 172.5 acres and is situated on the cliffs overlooking Omaha Beach east of St-Laurent-sur-Mer it is a cemetery and memorial to American Soldiers who died in Europe during the Second World War.

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Pointe du Hoc

Pointe du Hoc

Pointe du Hoc is a prominent cliff between Utah and Omaha Beach during the Second World War the site was an important gun battery fortified with concrete casemates and gun pits forming part of Hitler’s Atlantic Wall defences.

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Sword beach memorial

Sword beach memorial

The Kieffer Monument at sword beach which resembles a flame was erected on top of a steel German cupola to commemorates the members of the British and French 1st Special Services Commando Unit that lost their lives at Sword Beach and Pegasus Bridge.

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Ver-sur-Mer Sexton Tank and Porpoise Ammunition Carrier

Ver-sur-Mer Sexton Tank and Porpoise Ammunition Carrier

A Sexton self-propelled gun in memory of the British troops who landed on the beach at Ver-sur-Mer and a porpoise ammunition carrier.

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WN60 (Widerstandsneste 60)

WN60 (Widerstandsneste 60)

WN60 was the most eastern fortification at Omaha Beach and had a view over the whole of landing area. Many of the fortifications and trench systems are still present today.

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