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Normandy American Cemetery & Memorial

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Address: Saint Laurent Sur Mer, 14710 Colleville-sur-Mer, France
Phone Number: +33 2 31 51 62 00
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Overlooking Omaha Beach, the launching point of the U.S. invasion of...

Overlooking Omaha Beach, the launching point of the U.S. invasion of Normandy, this cemetery contains the graves of 9,386 American soldiers who died at Normandy and a touching memorial to another 1,557 whose bodies were never recovered.

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This is a must see if touring Omaha Beach. Impactful and beautifully done cemetery to honor the Americans killed in France.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must see if touring Omaha Beach. Impactful and beautifully done cemetery to honor the Americans killed in France.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Seeing the graves of the American men who fought for the freedom of Europe is sobering, the amount of graves in the place is sobering, it was a good visit with an indoor area explaining what happened in the area around d-day. It was a good visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A trip to Normandy is not complete without a visit. It is humbling to witness the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I made this trip in memory of my father. He was a Vietnam Veteran and had always wanted to make the journey to Normandy. France was a second home for him, as with so many Americans. The cemetery and grounds are amazing-this is a must see!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entire experience is moving. Visit the graves. Visit the beaches. Visit the memorial center and take in the stories of individual sacrifice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Cemetery is beyond amazing. So many heroes. So many sacrifices. Great exhibition and history. Plenty of parking. Very clean and maintained. Great views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see if you have any interest in America's involvement in WW2. We visited as part of a tour in October. The weather was sunny but cool. There was hardly a sound as we walked amongst the graves. The site is owned by the U.S. and is well manicured. The structures had large maps depicting the movements... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Normandy American Cemetery site covers 172.5 acres and contains the graves of 9,387 of American military dead, most of whom lost their lives in the D-Day landings and ensuing operations. Isn't that number of dead sobering! A visit here is a must if in the region to see what our brave men did for the people of France.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am SO glad I saw this memorial. The grounds are beautifully well-kept, the museum has so much interesting information, and the videos are fascinating. I'm 26, and was the youngest of the visitors by far, and it was so touching to see how moved the older visitors got while reading the information. Being there first hand, in person, seeing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most moving places I have ever been, others are the Menin Gate and Thiepval. Extraordinarily well tended, we were lucky to visit on a sunny day. Whilst extremely sombre, this whole area is also very beautiful in its own right.

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