- Small-group tour
- Step back in time on a history tour
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
Continue onward to Utah Beach, where soldiers of the 4th Infantry Division leapt from their landing crafts and headed inland under the orders of General Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. The first day of battle saw relatively few casualties, but the same cannot be said for those that followed.
Visit the German Cemetery, the largest in Normandy dedicated to German casualties of war and the place where over 21,000 fallen soldiers are laid to rest. Spend time at Pointe du Hoc, one of the very largest German coastal batteries. The guns located here rained shells down on Allied soldiers across Omaha and Utah beaches, and the job of silencing them fell to a certain Lt. Col. Rudder and the U.S. Rangers of the 2nd Battalion.
Spend time on Omaha Beach, widely considered the most famous of the D-Day landing beaches. Gain an insight into the challenge faced by the Allied forces landing here under heavy German fire, and take time to consider their extraordinary courage.
The last stop on your tour is the American Cemetery and Visitor Center, the final resting place of 9,387 U.S. soldiers. The cemetery overlooks Omaha Beach and honors soldiers of all ranks in equal measure. Spend time walking among the marked graves and consider this fitting tribute to those who never made it home after World War II.
After nine hours discovering the Normandy battlefields, travel back to Bayeaux where your tour will come to an end.
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Normandy Battlefields Tour - American Sites
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Reviewed by: Steeljester, September 2016
Philip was a great guide. He did a good job of showing and telling details about the sites and battles that aren and #39;t covered in everyday WW2 info, which definitely increased the value of the tour for me.
Reviewed by: William d, September 2016
Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of the Normandy invasion. There was not a question that she could not answer. The trip was well-planned and allowed us free time to take photos and spend time where we wanted to.