France - D-day Coast - Memorials - 3

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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

A US National Guard memorial - built on the top of a German World War II costal bunker.

A US National Guard memorial - built on the top of a German World War II costal bunker.
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A Sexton self-propelled gun used as a memorial. This is just one among many armoured vehicles that are used as memorials along the D-day coast.

A Sexton self-propelled gun used as a memorial. This is just one among many armoured vehicles that are used as memorials along the D-day coast.
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A "classic" D-day memorial at Omaha Beach. You find a lot of these memorials along the D-day coast.

A "classic" D-day memorial at Omaha Beach. You find a lot of these memorials along the D-day coast.
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A "modern" D-day memorial at Omaha Beach. Some like it others don't.

A "modern" D-day memorial at Omaha Beach. Some like it others don't.
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At most of the memorial sites at the D-day coast you will find signs telling the story of the memorial - or telling the story of the fighting that took place at this specific spot on D-day.

At most of the memorial sites at the D-day coast you will find signs telling the story of the memorial - or telling the story of the fighting that took place at this specific spot on D-day.
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A simple memorial stone at a D-day beach.

A simple memorial stone at a D-day beach.
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Find a list of all the D-day museums and sights here
 


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