P5 70th Anniversary of D-Day, June 6th, 1944.

I am reblogging this to celebrate the 73rd Anniversary of the Invasion of Normandy AND to honour the 4 Vets in the pic by the tank. They gave personal meaning to our Anniversary tour of 2014. Stan and Lois

The Celebration Is Over! The Adventure Begins

L forTo-day following breakfast in a restaurant close to our Hotel, we departed on our bus for Omaha Beach. Omaha, as explained earlier, was one of 2 American Beach Heads. We drove along the length of the Omaha Beach in the bus and then circled back to pay a visit to the location where ceremonies will take place on June 6th. I fully expect that President Obama will be a part of the June 6th events. The dedication site was being prepared for a huge audience as indicated by the significant number of chairs set up. NBC and no doubt other TV Networks were in evidence. I will now refer you to+ a Slide Show of just some of the pix I took at Omaha Beach.

From Omaha Beach we travelled to the Canadian Cemetery at Ben Se Mer, Juno Beach which was a Canadian beach. Canadian Vets…

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