|Churchill AVRE excavated from and preserved at Graye on JUNO Beach|
Eight of us made the trip, taking two cars & using the Dover-Calais Ferry then driving through North-Western France. Myself, Greg (my eldest Son), Bruce, Dave, James (Dave's eldest Son), Roland, Chris and his brother Phil.
|Reproduction HORSA Glider at PEGASUS BRIDGE|
Day 1: The drive down, taking in Agincourt en-route
Day 2: Explored Port-en-Bessin and the Longues Battery
Day 3: British Airborne Assault - Pegasus Bridge and Merville Battery
Day 4: US Airborne Assault - Ste Mere Eglise, Bercourt Manor (Band of Brothers), Utah Beach & La Cambe German Cemetery.
Day 5: Omaha Beach - US Cemetery, Strongpoint WN62 & Pointe du Hoc.
Day 6: Gold Beach - Arromanches & the Mulberry Harbour. Juno Beach and Sword Beach - the Grand Bunker at Riva Bella
Day 7: Bayeux - the CWGC Cemetery, 1066 Tapestry and south to Villers-Bocage
Day 8: La-Coupole V2 Launch Site (on the way back to Calais)
|Well preserved M10 Tank Destroyer at Bayeux Museum of the Battle of Normandy|
|WN62 with the US Cemetery behind the trees (top Right) and the remains of the anti-tank ditch immediately in front of the parked cars|