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Oct 28, 2004 - Normandy, The Somme and Amiens

It was a mild autumn day when we arrived at Normandy, we drove in from Nantes where we had stayed the previous night. Nantes was a pretty little town with a university and not a great deal else. Some very interesting canals and locks added a bit of Venice charm to an otherwise sleepy French town. We parked close to Omaha beach and walked down to sections Charlie and Dogwood. It was really harrowing to think of the destruction that took place here, it was very difficult to imagine what it must have been like for the soldiers. We saw a long,...

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