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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...

Publication of the book D-Day Hour by Hour by Marc Laurenceau

The book "D-Day Hour by Hour" presents in an original way the unfolding and the stakes of the Overlord operation through 357 chronological events, supplemented by detailed descriptions of the historical sites and equipment of the Normandy landings. March 29th,...