Explore France 14, Normandy France, and more!

The weight this place has is overwhelming. If there's ever a place a person should visit, it is these beaches and the cemetery in Normandy. Bombing of Normandy beaches. Bunkers.

The weight this place has is overwhelming. If there's ever a place a person should visit, it is these beaches and the cemetery in Normandy. Bombing of Normandy beaches.

Normandy Beach, France.  Got to visit Normandy Beach in France where American troops were dropped into during WWII D-Day.  Got to see this German bunker too!

Point du Hoc Normandy, France - The German "pillboxes" left behind from the D-Day landings. It is here the Army Rangers scaled the cliffs at Omaha Beach to give the Americans a foothold.

pointe du hoc, Normandy, France - Incredible to see that they left it how it was at the end of the war and have just let the grass grow over the bombing holes

Omaha Beach, pocked by D-Day bombardment. On June five Normandy beaches were stormed by British, Canadian and American troops

Crosses at beaches of Normandy....never felt the impact of war personally until that moment, but I was almost done with high school.  A good time to learn.  Moment changed my life forever.

Crosses at beaches of Normandy.never felt the impact of war personally until that moment, but I was almost done with high school. Moment changed my life forever.

Omaha Beach, Normandy, France. by Mark Wesley, via Flickr

Steps leading down to Omaha Beach from the World War II American Cemetery & Memorial ~ Normandy ~ France

Visiting Normandy's WW2 Sites & Memorials.    See our list of WW2 and D-Day places to visit in Normandy, France. A Bucket list destination for anyone who's interested in military history.  I made this list for our visit to Normandy, with kids. It covers all sorts of places, from museums to bunkers, and of course the famous beaches! Utah beach, here we come!  Click through to read my guide for WW2 sites in Normandy.

Visiting Normandy: WW2 D-Day Sites

Here's our list of D-Day sites & memorials to see when visiting Normandy - a Bucket List destination for anyone who's interested in military history.

Visiting Normandy was one of the most humbling experiences of my life.

The World War II Pointe du Hoc Ranger Monument is located on a cliff eight miles west of Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, which overlooks Omaha Beach.

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