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Aug 16, 2010 - Bayeux, Normandy (D-Day must read!)

We woke up early and after breakfast at the hotel we met our tour guide for the day. Friends had recommended this gentleman, Jacques Perreau, as he actually lived nearby and heard the guns of D-day when he was 4 years old. He was actually seriously injured watching a dogfight, and miraculously survived. He gave us all a terrific tour of the major sites. Bunkers overlooking the beaches were impressive to the kids. The Canadian Juno Beach Museum is a site that everyone can learn from and Canadians can be very proud of. The Canadian cemetery...

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