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Category - Normandy D-Day Trip

My Normandy D-Day Trips

June 8, 2015

D-Day 2015: The completion of a wonderful trip!

Got home from my Normandy trip today! Wow, I had such a blast in the past 4 days! Today we went to Ouistreham and visited the Bunker museum. Quite interesting...

June 7, 2015

D-Day 2015: Band of Brothers Actors reunion

A boyhood dream coming true! So today I met the Band of Brothers Cast at the Utah Beach Museum! My dad recorded everything so couldn’t take pictures in between. I...

June 6, 2015

D-Day 2015 – Day 3: Meeting a D-Day Veteran!

Day 3, June 6th 2015! Today I went to Arromanches for the first time! Such a very interesting day meeting WW2 Veteran from one of the Royal Artillery units that...

June 6, 2015

D-Day 2015: D-Day Experience at Dead Man’s Corner!

Day 2: Friday June 5th! Very Interesting Day 2 in Normandy! After breakfast we visited the new D-Day Experience at Saint-Côme-du-Mont. I can tell, this is the best museum I’ve...

June 6, 2015

D-Day 2015 Trip – Day One!

June 4th, 1944. Amazing first day in Normandy! We’ve witnessed a parachute dropping with a real C47 at Hémevez. On our way to this place we came across different sites...

June 25, 2014

A look at the Airborne Museum Sainte-Mère-Église

During my trip in Normandy I took a visit to the Airborne Museum in Sainte-Mère-Église. Without any doubt this was an amazing experience for me. I had never seen a real C47...

June 22, 2014

Major Winters Monument for leadership

During my trip in Normandy we came across the Major Winters monument. This monument is dedicated to all who took lead during the invasion of Normandy in 1944. Major Winters...

June 21, 2014

Brécourt Manor Assault

When Easy Co, 506th PIR landed in Normandy on June 6th their first task was to destroy the canons near a farm called Brécourt Manor. Lieutenant Winters lead the attack and...

June 12, 2014

The Longest Day

That’s what it really was for me on June 6th 2014. The plan was to drive from The Netherlands to Normandy in the night of June 5th and 6th. We...