France - D-day Coast - Memorials - 4

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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 small part of the huge artificial harbour at  Arromanches that was created during the D-day landing. Much of this harbour was destroyed by a storm some time after D-day.

A small part of the huge artificial harbour at  Arromanches that was created during the D-day landing. Much of this harbour was destroyed by a storm some time after D-day.
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Along the D-day coast you find a lot of tanks that are made into memorial monuments.

Along the D-day coast you find a lot of tanks that are made into memorial monuments.
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A simple map telling a small local part of the history of the D-day landing - right at the beach where the history took place.

A simple map telling a small local part of the history of the D-day landing - right at the beach where the history took place.
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One of the many D-day memorials that you find at the D-day beaches.

One of the many D-day memorials that you find at the D-day beaches.
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A small German canon located at a street in on of the small villages at the D-day coast. Notice the battle damage.

A small German canon located at a street in on of the small villages at the D-day coast. Notice the battle damage.
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A memorial for the Danish sailors that took part in the D-day landing - located close to Utha Beach.

A memorial for the Danish sailors that took part in the D-day landing - located close to Utha Beach.
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Find a list of all the D-day museums and sights here
 


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