1st US Infantry Division Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer

A memorial to "The officers and men of the first United States Infantry Division who were killed fighting for the liberation of the world".

The memorial is located in WN62 next to the American Normandy Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer. WN62 was one of the strongest defending positions on Omaha beach.

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Listing: 1st US Infantry Division Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer

Location

Normandy American Cemetery
14710Colleville-sur-Mer
Calvados
France
Longitude:-0.848186
Latitude:49.359188
Parking: Free parking on site

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Fifth Engineer Special Brigade Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer

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The memorial to the Fifth Engineer Special Brigade is located on top of a casemate at WN60.

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Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

0.29 miles away

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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WN60 (Widerstandsneste 60)

WN60 (Widerstandsneste 60)

0.65 miles away

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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