France - D-day Coast - Memorials - 1

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Along the D-day coast at Normandy there are at lot of small memorial sites, statues, historical building and historical places that are not a part of any  museum, but they add to the understanding of the magnitude of the D-day operation on the 6th of June 1944. In this photo section you can find pictures from some of these more "unknown" places.  
 
Normandy

Along the D-day coast you find a lot of old British and American tanks that are left as a memorial for the fighting that took place in this specific area on the 6th of June 1944. Many of these tanks have an interesting story to tell.

Along the D-day coast you find a lot of old British and American tanks that are left as a memorial for the fighting that took place in this specific area on the 6th of June 1944. Many of these tanks have an interesting story to tell.
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Along the D-day coast you find a lot of memorials like this one. See the next picture to see the text on this type of memorials.

Along the D-day coast you find a lot of memorials like this one. See the next picture to see the text on this type of memorials.
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A simple text in memory of the D-day landing.

A simple text in memory of the D-day landing.
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A Canadian D-day memorial made out of an old German bunker - right at the D-day beach.

A Canadian D-day memorial made out of an old German bunker - right at the D-day beach.
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A typical D-day memorial made out of an old German bunker - right at the D-day beach.

A typical D-day memorial made out of an old German bunker - right at the D-day beach.
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The anchor from the Norwegian destroyer "Svenner" that was sunk during the D-day landing is now a memorial for the Norwegian sailors that took part in the D-day landing.

The anchor from the Norwegian destroyer "Svenner" that was sunk during the D-day landing is now a memorial for the Norwegian sailors that took part in the D-day landing.
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Find a list of all the D-day museums and sights here
 


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