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News from the Normandy landing beaches and historical battlefields from the Battle of Normandy.


Coronavirus – Unprecedented D-Day commemorations in Normandy

March 14, 2020 (Update: April 26, 2020): after the temporary closure of several Landing museums, unprecedented D-Day commemorations in Normandy. Author: Marc Laurenceau The spread of the Covid-19 virus has led to a necessary adaptation of memory tourism in Normandy....

Two million visitors expected at Omaha Beach in 2019

9384 military and 4 American civilians rest in this cemetery, located near the town of Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, and overlooking Omaha Beach. Photo: ABMC May 3rd, 2019: the Colleville-sur-Mer American Cemetery anticipates a record influx Source: AFP The American cemetery overlooking...