Normandy
2010-05-09 Normandy, France, US Cemetery, the main monument

2010-05-09 Normandy, France, US Cemetery, the main monument

2010-05-09 Normandy, France, US Cemetery, the main monument a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter The monument is a semicircular marble colonnade with a statue representing youth in the center. In the foreground on the walls are inscribed the names of those US, Canadians, and English, who lost their lives in...
2010-05-09 Normandy, France, US Cemetery, the reflecting pool

2010-05-09 Normandy, France, US Cemetery, the reflecting pool

2010-05-09 Normandy, France, US Cemetery, the reflecting pool a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter The pool stands between the monument and the 900 white marble crosses just a little above Omaha beach on a small rise.
2010-05-09 Arromance, Normandy, France, Remains "Mulberry Harbour" an prefabricated landing site for allied troops built of giant pontoons by the British and Welsh

2010-05-09 Arromance, Normandy, France, Remains “Mulberry Harbour” an prefabricated landing site for allied troops built of giant pontoons by the British and Welsh

2010-05-09 Arromance, Normandy, France, Remains "Mulberry Harbour" an prefabricated landing site for allied troops built of giant pontoons by the British and Welsh a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. Arromanches was the site of the prefabricated Mulberry Harbour, which enabled some 2 ½ million soldiers, to land in France. The remains of...
2010-05-09 Normandy, France, view of Normandy at sunset

2010-05-09 Normandy, France, view of Normandy at sunset

2010-05-09 Normandy, France, view of Normandy at sunset a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. Photo by Richard Sidey. www.richardsidey.com www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2010-05-09 Normandy, France, Omaha Beach, landing site for allied troups on June 6, 1944

2010-05-09 Normandy, France, Omaha Beach, landing site for allied troups on June 6, 1944

2010-05-09 Normandy, France, Omaha Beach, landing site for allied troups on June 6, 1944 a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter There are several monuments on the beach but the place itself echoes its own past.
2010-05-09 Normandy, France, US Cemetery, Officer conducting the wreath laying ceremony

2010-05-09 Normandy, France, US Cemetery, Officer conducting the wreath laying ceremony

2010-05-09 Normandy, France, US Cemetery, Officer conducting the wreath laying ceremony a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter The poem was by a woman who was willingly giving her life to preserve freedom and liberty.
2010-05-09 Normandy, France, leftover tank at Utah Beach (www.richardsidey.com)

2010-05-09 Normandy, France, leftover tank at Utah Beach (www.richardsidey.com)

2010-05-09 Normandy, France, leftover tank at Utah Beach (www.richardsidey.com) a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. Photo by Richard Sidey. www.richardsidey.com www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2010-05-09 Normandy, France, US Cemetery, we had a memorial ceremony and laid a wreath provided by the ship

2010-05-09 Normandy, France, US Cemetery, we had a memorial ceremony and laid a wreath provided by the ship

2010-05-09 Normandy, France, US Cemetery, we had a memorial ceremony and laid a wreath provided by the ship a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter It was a very nice ceremony and there was not a dry eye at the end. A female soldier conducted the ceremony by reciting a moving...
2010-05-09 Normandy, France, US Cemetery, wreath laying ceremony; the wreath was laid by a guest whose uncle was buried here

2010-05-09 Normandy, France, US Cemetery, wreath laying ceremony; the wreath was laid by a guest whose uncle was buried here

2010-05-09 Normandy, France, US Cemetery, wreath laying ceremony; the wreath was laid by a guest whose uncle was buried here a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Conrad, the Expedition Leader of the Prince Albert II had arranged for a wreath laying ceremony to be conducted on behalf of the guests...
2010-05-09 Arromanches Normandy, France, the remains of the allied prefab Mulberry harbor built by English and Welsh troops in WWII

2010-05-09 Arromanches Normandy, France, the remains of the allied prefab Mulberry harbor built by English and Welsh troops in WWII

2010-05-09 Arromanches Normandy, France, the remains of the allied prefab Mulberry harbor built by English and Welsh troops in WWII a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter As a port was needed to offload heavy equipment to support the invasion of Normandy, British and Welsh Engineers designed and built pontoons and...
2010-05-09 Arromanches Normandy, France, the remains of the allied prefab Mulberry harbor built by English and Welsh troops in WWII (www.richardsidey.com)

2010-05-09 Arromanches Normandy, France, the remains of the allied prefab Mulberry harbor built by English and Welsh troops in WWII (www.richardsidey.com)

2010-05-09 Arromanches Normandy, France, the remains of the allied prefab Mulberry harbor built by English and Welsh troops in WWII (www.richardsidey.com) a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Photo by Richard Sidey. www.richardsidey.com
2010-05-09 Arromanches Normandy, France, the remains of the allied prefab Mulberry harbor built by English and Welsh troops in WWII (www.richardsidey.com)

2010-05-09 Arromanches Normandy, France, the remains of the allied prefab Mulberry harbor built by English and Welsh troops in WWII (www.richardsidey.com)

2010-05-09 Arromanches Normandy, France, the remains of the allied prefab Mulberry harbor built by English and Welsh troops in WWII (www.richardsidey.com) a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Photo by Richard Sidey. www.richardsidey.com