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Normandy for the 75th

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#1 awo41

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Posted 12 June 2019 - 05:18 PM

Went over and took my family with me for the big day. Planned and saved 1-1/2 years. Got to look around on the 5th a little bit. Hung out in St. Mere-Eglise on the 5th. Was super busy and cool. On the 6th however it was a TOTAL bust!!! The police had literally the ENTIRE beach section of all the landing beaches in Normandy and roughly 2-3 miles inland shut down. We couldnt get anywhere near the beaches on DDay because of political figures visiting. No alternative location for normal folks to see and pay respects. Ruined my day to say the least. But we rebounded and made a run for the eastern part of France and had a great look at Verdun

#2 Navybean

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Posted 12 June 2019 - 06:58 PM

Sounds like a great trip too bad about June 6th.. hopefully you got to visit the beaches on another date.
The beaches are awesome as is Verdun and Fort Douaumont is unbelievable with all the shell craters a must visit.

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