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This video, taken during the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 2014, shows the thickness of the hedgerows in Normandy. These are near Utah Beach, where the 101st, 82nd, 4th and 90th divisions landing or parachuted in to. You can't see through them...a machine gun or anti-tank gun would be hiding and...
Military History Travel Hit the link above to see the historic moment, 0620, that the 29th Infantry Division hit Omaha Beach. Video was taken on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 2014.
D-Day Overlord There have been more restrictions on motor vehicle traffic for the 75th anniversary of D-Day events in Normandy, France. Particularly restrictive are the areas in and out of the American Military Cemetery near Omaha Beach, where many heads of state will be attending on June 6, 2019.
D-Day 75th Anniversary Click on link above for more information... Probably the best overall website about not only 75th Anniversary activities in Normandy, but about the battle's planning, execution, movies, what happened in each town, units involved, people, etc.
           CONCORD, Mass.—A short drive from Boston, the Minute Man National Historical Park includes 20 miles of road connecting battle sites and country towns.  Battle Road Trail is full of bikers, roller skaters on a five-mile paved path.  There are great sites to see for the hiker, and the countryside is beautiful, but one has...
Visitors to Scandinavia will marvel at the region’s beauty, historic sites--and how expensive it is.  Tourists who visit England or other European countries may beg to differ.  However, Oslo, Norway, has been dubbed the most expensive city in the world, overtaking Tokyo for that dubious honor. MHT took an SAS flight from Washington Dulles to Copenhagen, which has connecting flights...
BOSTON—After the battles of Lexington and Concord, Gen. Artemas Ward’s New England volunteers surrounded Boston and blockaded the land approaches.  Critical to the British occupation of Boston was their control of the high ground on the Charlestown peninsula.  The Americans, upon learning that the British were planning to move to the high ground, moved...
Military Times Read full story at Military Times link above. Steven Spielberg’s 1998 epic, “Saving Private Ryan,” will be re-released to 600 cinemas nationwide for just two days — June 2 and June 5. The return commemorates the 75th anniversary of the June 6, 1944, landing of Allied forces in...
BBC News Click on the BBC News link for full story. Only 7,000 "clicker" messaging devices were made for airborne troops. Finding one is rare...and the BBC reports that Acme Whistles are looking for originals for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The signal was to click twice...
Mapping the Battle of Normandy Click the link above for more information...and cool maps!
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