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70th D-Day anniversary in Normandy

D-Day commemorations program
Exhibitions, fairs, military camps

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This section presents the different exhibitions, fairs, historical reconstructions and colloquiums organized during the commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landing.


Exhibitions - Fairs

- Starting on June 1st, 2014 :
Saint-Côme-du-Mont (Manche - 50) : « The Greatest Generation Memorial Exhibit 2 » and the Stars & Stripes newspaper exhibitions, with Captain McNamara (head of the Stars & Stripes Detachment 1 in Normandy on June 1944), at the D-Day Paratroopers Historical Center.

- Wednesday, June 4th - Sunday, June 8th, 2014 :
Saint-Côme-du-Mont (Manche - 50) : Authors' dedications at the D-Day Paratroopers Historical Center, with Ian Gardner, Michel De Trez, Phil Nordyke, Antonin Deshays, Philippe Esvelin, Gilles Vallée.

- Wednesday, June 4th - Sunday, June 8th, 2014 :
Tilly-sur-Seulles (Calvados - 14) : 6th Battle of Normandy book fair, around the Tilly battle museum.

- Friday, June 6th - Sunday, June 8th, 2014 :
Quinéville (Manche - 50) : Animations about : « Women and the War » at the museum "Mémorial de la Liberté Retrouvée" with several exhibitions dedicated to civil and military women during World War II.

- Saturday, June 14th - Sunday, June 15th, 2014 :
Sainte-Mère-Eglise (Manche - 50) : 6th edition of the « History and Memories  » book and comic fairs, with more than 50 national and regional authors.

- Friday August 15th, 2014 - Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 :
L'Aigle (Orne - 61)
- Photographic exhibition dedicated to the 1940 to 1944 period in L'Aigle and its region.

 

Military camps
 

- Friday, May 30th - Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 :
Ecausseville (Manche - 50)  : Historical reconstruction of an American military camp at the dirigible hangar.

- Saturday, May 31st - Sunday, June 15th, 2014 : 

Brucheville (Manche - 50)  : Historical reconstruction of an American military camp.
 
- Saturday, May 31st - Monday, June 9th, 2014 :
Carentan (Manche - 50)  : Arizona Camp at the "Marché Couvert", route Américaine. Historical reconstruction of an American military camp with several animations : US mail, grocer's shop , military hospital... More information at : ass.capa@yahoo.fr.
 
- Sunday, June 1st - Sunday, June 8th, 2014 :  
Sainte-Mère-Eglise (Manche - 50) : « Geronimo » camp at the Airborne Museum, dedicated to the Airborne troops in Normandy, with more than 150 reenactors and 70 vehicles. More information : +033 2 33 41 41 35 or infos@airborne-museum.org.

- Sunday, June 1st - Sunday, June 8th, 2014 :
Saint-Côme-du-Mont (Manche - 50) : Historical reconstruction of an American military camp and a Waco glider at the D-Day Paratroopers Historical Center.

- Sunday, June 1st - Monday, June 9th 2014 :
Colleville-sur-Mer (Calvados - 14) : Historical reconstruction of an American military camp with sell of military antiques in front of the Big Red One museum. Free admission.

- Sunday, June 1st - Tuesday, June 10th 2014 :
Osmanville (Calvados - 14) : Camp Rudder. Historical reconstruction of an American military camp. 4 Euros per person.

- Monday, June 2nd - Sunday, June 8th, 2014 :
Méautis (Manche - 50) : « Bloody Gulch » camp at the Donville Manor ("Manoir du Donville").

- Monday, June 2nd - Sunday, June 8th, 2014 :
Vierville-sur-Mer (Calvados - 14) : Camp Dog Green & Camp Cecil Breeden. Historical reconstruction of an American military camp. Free admission.

- Monday, June 2nd - Friday, June 13th, 2014 :
Longues-sur-Mer (Calvados - 14) : Historical reconstruction of a British military camp. Free admission.

- Wednesday, June 4th - Monday, June 9th, 2014 :
Merville-Franceville (Calvados - 14) :
Historical reconstruction of a British military camp at the battery, also with military vehicles.

- Wednesday, June 4th - Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 :
Colleville-Montgomery (Calvados - 14) :
Historical reconstruction of an Allied military camp at the battery, with military vehicles. Visits of the bunkers by the "Amis du Suffolk Regiment".

- Thursday, June 5th - Sunday, June 8th, 2014 :
Sainte-Marie-du-Mont (Manche - 50) : Historical reconstruction of an American military camp (mechanical workshop, aid post, command post, military police, machinegun and mortar positions), near the church. More information : +033 2 33 71 56 54.

- Friday, June 6th, 2014 :
Ver-sur-Mer (Calvados - 14) : Historical reconstruction of a British military camp. Free admission.

- Saturday, August 2nd - Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 :
Proussy (Calvados - 14) : Historical reconstruction of a British military camp by the « Company Eagles 44 » association. Free admission.


Colloquiums

- Saturday, August 2nd - Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 :
Saint-Martin-de-Varreville (Manche - 50) : National gathering of 109 French cities and municipalities dedicated to the "Free France" theme. The objective is to tell about the implication of the French people during the war, help the the 2nd French armored division veterans, and transmit their values to our young people. This gathering has a single ideal: Peace and Freedom.

 
 

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