Cycled from Bayeaux to this beautifully maintained memorial. Quiet and serene. Would recommend for all to demonstrate the sacrifice of so many young lives.
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We went to Beny-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery as part of a tour by Normandy Sightseeing. This cemetery has a large Canadian flag painted on its parking lot. The cemetery is beautiful and very well maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. There are two towers...More
A peaceful spot. Less than 10 minute drive inland from June Beach Centre(go there first for a free map of how to find the cemetery). About 2,000 dead from June 6 to late August when the Battle of Normandy ended. Every grave had a Canadian...More
One of the most special remotely located Canadian world war 2 memorial sites in the Normandy area. You are moved by the significance of the contribution of Canada immediately with a huge Canada flag painted on the parking lot beside the cemetery. If you are...More
We took our time and read them all. Unbelievably touching to see that number of boys and young men lost in the prime of their lives. We were struck by how many different areas of the country were represented, and by the familiarity of the...More
Salute to our Allies Canada! They accounted for less than 10% of Allied D-Day forces and were given one of the toughest missions: take out the Germans at Couselle Sur Mar and capture this vital port city. The deeply dug in and defended Germans killed...More
It's a very moving place and I could not stop my tears while visiting this cemetery. It's very touching. The place is so well kept, manicured lawn, flowers. Who ever keeps it does a very good job. I was very glad to see a group...More
The cemetery is a manicured piece of land "out in the country." As you enter the cemetery you pass between two "towers" which have observation decks. One of the "towers" contains an exhaustive list of those who died, rank, where they are from and their...More
A great memorial to the Canadian soldiers who fell during the Normandy invasion. A must see for any Canadians who are visiting the area.