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Airborne Museum - Sainte Mère Église

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Sherman tank at museum entrance
 
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Sherman tank explanation
 
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William H. Tucker, explanation
 
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Museum entrance
 
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Flags museum entrance
 
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Sherman tank at museum entrance
 
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Anti-aircraft gun at museum entrance
 
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Airborne soldier
 
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Airborne soldier
 
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Hand grenade
 
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Dog tags
 
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Various rifles
 
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Various rifles
 
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Smith and Wesson revolver
 
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Colt 45 automatic
 
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Various rifles
 
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Thompson sub-machine gun
 
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Thompson sub-machine gun
 
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Model of battle site
 
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Model of battle site
 
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Model of battle site
 
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French newspaper report of battle
 
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Stars and Stripes newspaper
 
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Stars and Stripes newspaper
 
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Gliders and planes ready to cross the Channel
 
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Waco glider
 
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Waco glider explanation
 
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Waco glider
 
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Waco glider
 
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Waco glider explanation
 
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Rommel's asparagus tips
 
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Crash landing
 
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Painting of a glider landing
 
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The glider has landed
 
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Waco glider
 
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Waco glider interior
 
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American soldier
 
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American soldiers
 
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Douglas C-47
 
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Douglas C-47
 
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Douglas C-47
 
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Douglas C-47
 
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Douglas C-47
 
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Tractor crawler ID plate
 
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Tractor crawler
 
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US Army Cushman airborne scouter model 53
 
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US Army Cushman airborne scouter model 53
 
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Field mortar
 
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Machine gun
 
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Chain saw
 
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Machine gun
 
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Amunition box
 
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Parachutist with medical gear
 
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Camouflage
 
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Captured trophy
 
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American newspaper
 
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American newspaper
 
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American newspaper
 
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American Jeep
 
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American Jeep
 
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American Jeep
 
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US army uniform
 
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US army uniform
 
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US army uniform
 
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US army uniform
 
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US army uniform
 
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Combat soldiers
 
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Women in uniform
 
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Field mortar
 
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American soldiers
 
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Beaufort anti aircraft gun
 
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Beaufort anti aircraft gun
 
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Beaufort anti aircraft gun
 
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Beaufort anti aircraft gun
 
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Beaufort anti aircraft gun
 
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Routes across the Channel
 
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Airborne Plan
 
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82nd division plan
 
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101st division plan
 
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M3 submachine gun -'The Greasegun'
 
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Glider release mechanism on tail of Dakota
 
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American soldiers
 
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Various medals and dog tags
 
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Map of Sainte Mere Eglise
 
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American cigarette ration
 
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Phrase books for GIs
 
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Field medics at work
 
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Interior design resembles a parachute
 
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Photos of the action
 
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Photos of the action
 
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German soldier's dagger
 
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German 'Bouncing Betty' mine
 
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French phrase book for Germans
 
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German weapons
 
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Bohmische model 27 semi automatic pistol
 
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Nazi medals and spectacles
 
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Photographs of a visit by Hitler
 
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Nazi badges
 
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Hilt of a Nazi dagger
 
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Nazi dagger and belt buckle
 
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A german soldiers personal kit
 
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Various regimental badges
 
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Symbols of a soldiers reunion
 
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Yorkshire regimental badges
 
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Yorkshire regimental badges
 
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Yorkshire regimental badges
 
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Yorkshire regimental badges
 
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Aircraft ID plate
 
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US Army half track
 
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US Army half track
 
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US Army half track
 
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American cemetery - Colleville.

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The Longest Night plaque
 
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The American monuments commision
 
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Memorial
 
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Memorial sculpture
 
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Map showing the development of the beachhead
 
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Map showing allied advance
 
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Monument to the embattled shore
 
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Map showing amphibious assault landings
 
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Memorial inscription
 
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Flag over the cemetery
 
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Omaha beach
 
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Omaha beach
 
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Omaha beach
 
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Omaha beach
 
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Omaha beach
 
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Memorial with reflecting pool
 
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Row after row of war dead
 
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Memorial chapel inscription
 
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Memorial chapel
 
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Flags of the allies
 
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Inscription on the wall of the chapel
 
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Inscription on the wall of the chapel
 
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Inscription on the wall of the chapel
 
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Chapel ceiling
 
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Roll of honour
 
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Roll of honour
 
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Roll of honour
 
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Roll of honour
 
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Floral tribute at the roll of honour
 
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Plaque commerating air action on dday
 
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German occupied Europe December'41 to June'43
 
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German occupied Europe June'43 to August'44
 
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German occupied Europe August'44 to May'45
 
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Monument explaining the maps
 
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Location map at Colleville-sur-mer
 

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Arromanches - Mulberry Harbour - Musée du Débarquement - Gold Beach.


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Remains of Mulberry Harbour caisson on Gold beach, Arromanches
 
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Remains of Mulberry Harbour caisson on Gold beach, Arromanches
 
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Part of a harbour construction used as a bridge until 2004, Arromanches
 
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Part of a harbour construction used as a bridge until 2004, Arromanches
 
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Part of a harbour construction used as a bridge until 2004, Arromanches
 
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Part of a harbour construction used as a bridge until 2004, Arromanches
 
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Memorials to different organisations that participated in the landing, Arromanches
 
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Memorials to different organisations that participated in the landing, Arromanches
 
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Musée du Débarquement entrance, Arromanches
 
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American half-track
 
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American half-track
 
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American half-track
 
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25lb field gun
 
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25lb field gun
 
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25lb field gun explanation
 
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25lb field gun
 
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25lb field gun
 
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Bofors 40mm cannon
 
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Bofors 40mm cannon explanation
 
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Bronze plaque at the entrance depicting landings, Arromanches
 
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Bronze plaque at the entrance depicting landings, Arromanches
 
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Major war leadership
 
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Colt 45 pistol
 
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US M1 carabine
 
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British Sten gun
 
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Browning machine gun
 
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Photo taken during the landings, Arromanches
 
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Photo taken during the landings, Arromanches
 
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Photo taken during the landings, Arromanches
 
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Model explanation
 
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Model depicting Mulberry harbour, Arromanches
 
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Model depicting Mulberry harbour, Arromanches
 
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Model of German fortifications
 
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Model of German fortifications
 
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Model depicting Mulberry harbour, Arromanches
 
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Model depicting Mulberry harbour, Arromanches
 
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Mulberry 'B' map
 
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Dress uniform
 
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Bomb aimer had to use oxygen
 
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RAF uniform
 
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RAF uniform
 
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Member of the Airborne Division
 
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Deep diver
 
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RAF uniform
 
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RAF uniform
 
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Black Watch of Canada beret
 
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Campaign ribbons
 
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Decorations of General BB Talley
 
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British Gallantry awards
 
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French decorations
 
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Headline in the Daily Telegraph
 
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Explanation of the American sector
 
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Evolution of the front line
 
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Landing craft model
 
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Communication centre
 
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Observation post
 
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Infantry badge
 
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US Airborne Division badge
 
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VC recipient Stanley Hollis
 
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French commando Kieffer
 
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Memorial to General Sir Alexander Stanier
 
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Bayeux Cathedral

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Cathedral exterior
 
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Cathedral exterior
 
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Cathedral Nave
 
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Cathedral Nave
 
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Memorial stained glass window, Bayeux Cathedral
 
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Memorial stained glass window, Bayeux Cathedral
 
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Memorial stained glass window, Bayeux Cathedral
 
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Memorial to 56th Infantry Brigade
 
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Memorial to 56th Infantry Brigade
 
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Memorial to Lieutenant Colnel A. Peter Dewey
 
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Memorial to fighters in First World War
 
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Memorial to 50th Northumbrian Division
 
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Memorial to 50th Northumbrian Division
 
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Bayeux Memorial Museum

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Museum entrance
 
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Sherman Tank ID plate
 
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Sherman Tank
 
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Sherman Tank
 
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Sherman Tank
 
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Sherman Tank track detail
 
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Tank ID number
 
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US star
 
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Churchill Crocodile
 
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Churchill Crocodile
 
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Churchill Crocodile
 
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Churchill Crocodile
 
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Churchill Crocodile
 
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Jagd-Panzer Hetzer
 
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Jagd-Panzer Hetzer
 
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Jagd-Panzer Hetzer
 
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Military Police memorial
 
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Regimental memorials
 
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Notts, Sherwood Rangers, Yeomanry memorial
 
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2nd Battlion the Essex Regiment memorial
 
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US memorial to liberty
 
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British Cemetery - Ryes

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Cemetery entrance
 
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Bazenville in the spring
 
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Unknown British sailor
 
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Memorial
 
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Unknown German soldier
 
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British Cemetery - Bayeux

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Roll of Honour
 
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Roll of Honour
 
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Roll of Honour
 
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Cemetery register
 
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Memorial register
 
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Roll of Honour
 
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Roll of Honour
 
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Bayeux war cemetery register
 
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Bayeux war cemetery
 
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Memorial to a soldier of the East Yorkshire Regiment
 
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Memorial to a soldier of the East Yorkshire Regiment
 
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Memorial to a soldier of the East Yorkshire Regiment
 
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Memorial to a soldier of the East Yorkshire Regiment
 
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Memorial to a soldier of the East Yorkshire Regiment
 
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Row after row of war dead
 
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Explanation of the Battle of Normandy
 
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Explanation of the map of theBattle of Normandy
 
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Grave of an unknown soldier
 
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Grave of an unknown soldier
 
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A wife's memorial to her husband
 
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Grave of a soldier in the Royal Hussars
 
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Grave of a soldier in the Hampshire Regiment
 
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Eternal memorial
 
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German war dead
 
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German war dead
 
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German war dead
 
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Graves in front of Bayeaux Cathedral
 
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Row after row of war dead
 
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A sailors grave
 
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Springtime blossom in the cemetery
 
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Springtime blossom in the cemetery
 
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Poppy memorials
 
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Poppy memorials
 
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6th June DDay
 
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Caen Memorial

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Caen Memorial entrance
 
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Caen Memorial entrance
 
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Caen Memorial entrance
 
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Caen Memorial entrance
 
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Caen Memorial entrance
 
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Caen Memorial entrance
 
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Quote from Eisenhower's rallying speech
 
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Memorial to all allied fighters in Normandy campaign
 
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Hawker Typhoon explanation
 
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Hawker Typhoon
 
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Hawker Typhoon
 
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Hawker Typhoon
 
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Caen after heavy bombing
 
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Caen after heavy bombing
 
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Caen after heavy bombing
 
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Model of armed cargo vessel
 
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Model of US aircraft carrier
 
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Explanation of Normandy landings
 
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Map of Normandy landings
 
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Map of Normandy landings
 
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Map of Normandy landings
 
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Map of Normandy landings
 
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Map of Normandy landings
 
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Map of Normandy landings
 
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Model of beach defence bunker
 
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Atlantic defences
 
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German officers inspecting defences
 
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Speech by Albert Speer
 
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The French call DDay 'JDay'
 
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Memorial to 50 000 000 victims of war
 
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Mural Normandy advance time line
 
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Mural Normandy advance time line
 
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The main participants in the battle for Normandy
 
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Bailey bridge
 
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Bailey bridge explanation
 
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Nazi rally
 
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Nazi memorabilia
 
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Newspaper seller
 
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Sandbag protection of Cleopatra's Needle in Paris
 
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The collapse of France
 
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Map of German occupied Europe in 1942
 
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Reporting wartime news
 
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Nazi retribution
 
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Carving on a prison cell wall
 
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All Jews had to wear badges
 
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Prison camp uniform
 
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Field dressings
 
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American jeep
 
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UK and US provisions
 
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Coastal gun position
 
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Coastal barbed wire defences
 
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German V1 rocket
 
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Guard at a gun emplacement
 
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Industrial production in Germany by sector
 
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Eisenhower and Montgomery
 
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The International Park
 
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Café Gondrée

Adjacent to the 'Pegasus Bridge' is a café owned by the Gondree family. 0n June 6th 1944 this was the first building to be liberated in France.

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The new Pegasus Bridge and Café Gondrée
 
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The new Pegasus Bridge
 
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The new Pegasus Bridge and Café Gondrée
 
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Pegasus Bridge explanation
 
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Welcome to Café Gondrée
 
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Café Gondrée
 
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Café Gondrée
 
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Café Gondrée
 
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Café Gondrée
 
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Café Gondrée
 
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Tank guarding the bridge
 
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Explanation
 
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Explanation
 
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Explanation
 
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A sign of French gratitude
 
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Memorial at Horsa bridge
 
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Memorial at Horsa bridge
 
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Modern bridge over the canal
 
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D-Day Omaha Museum

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Entrance to museum
 
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Entrance to museum
 
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Beach anti tank defences
 
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Beach anti tank defences
 
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Beach anti tank defences
 
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Landing craft
 
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Landing craft
 
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Landing craft interior
 
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Rusting relic of the landing
 
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Shell damage to metal pill-box
 
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Rusted gun barrel by side of the road
 
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Anti-aircraft gun
 
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Field gun
 
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Field gun
 
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Field gun
 
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Concrete shelter
 
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Heavy Artillery
 
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Heavy Artillery
 
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Heavy Artillery
 
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Heavy Artillery
 
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Heavy Artillery
 
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Heavy Artillery
 

Eisenhower Memorial

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D-Day Landing
 
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Liberation Memorial
 
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Eisenhower Memorial
 
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Eisenhower Memorial
 
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Eisenhower Memorial
 
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German cemetery - La Cambe

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Explanation of the cemetery
 
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Map of the cemetery
 
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Map of the cemetery
 
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Map of the cemetery
 
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Memorial to the dead through the arch
 
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Memorial to the dead
 
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Memorial to a German soldier
 
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Memorial to the dead
 
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Soldiers' graves
 
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Soldiers' graves
 
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Soldiers' graves
 
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Commemorative plaque
 
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Soldiers' graves
 
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Soldiers' graves
 
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Memorial to war dead
 
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Gold Beach Roadside Memorials

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Memorial to Robert Kiln
 
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Commorative plaque
 
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Explanation board
 
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Sexton self-propelled gun
 
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Sexton self-propelled gun
 
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Sexton self-propelled gun
 
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Sexton self-propelled gun in action
 
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Sexton self-propelled gun in action
 
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Sexton self-propelled gun in action
 
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Sexton self-propelled gun in action
 
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Sexton self-propelled gun in action
 
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Sexton self-propelled gun in action
 
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Explanation of 'King Sector' Gold Beach
 
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Explanation of 'King Sector' Gold Beach
 
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Memorial to 86th(Hertfordshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
 
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Juno Beach - Corseulles

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Memorial to First Canadian Scottish Regiment
 
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Memorial to crew of La Combattante Free French destroyer
 
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Sherman tank memorial to Canadian troops
 
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Explanation in French
 
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Explanation in English
 
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Sherman tank memorial to Canadian troops
 
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Sherman tank memorial to Canadian troops
 
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Sherman tank memorial to Canadian troops
 
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Sherman tank memorial to Canadian troops
 
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Sherman tank memorial to Canadian troops
 
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Sherman tank memorial to Canadian troops
 
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Sherman tank memorial to Canadian troops
 
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Sherman tank memorial to Canadian troops
 
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Sherman tank memorial to Canadian troops
 
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Sherman tank memorial to Canadian troops
 
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Map of the landing beaches
 
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Explanation of Use of Corseulles sur Mer
 
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Memorial to first allied landing and landing of General de Gaul
 
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Memorial to first allied landing and landing of General de Gaul
 
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Memorial to first allied landing and landing of General de Gaul
 
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German anti tank gun
 
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German anti tank gun
 
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German anti tank gun
 
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The beach at Corseulles sur Mer
 
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The beach at Corseulles sur Mer
 
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The beach at Corseulles sur Mer
 
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The beach at Corseulles sur Mer
 
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Memorial to XXIInd Dragoons
 
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Memorial to Canadian Royal Winnipeg Rifles
 
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Memorial to Canadian Royal Winnipeg Rifles
 
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Memorial to Canadian Royal Winnipeg Rifles
 
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Memorial to Canadian Royal Winnipeg Rifles
 
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Explanation of Canadian 7th Brigade
 
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Explanation of Canadian 7th Brigade
 
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Memorial to General de Gaul
 
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Memorial to General de Gaul
 
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Explanation of General de Gaul
 
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Memorial to 5th field Company RCE
 
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Memorial RCME
 
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Corseulles War memorial
 
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Corseulles War memorial
 
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Explanation of important visitors to Juno Beach
 
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Explanation of important visitors to Juno Beach
 
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Explanation of French Units used on DDay
 
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Juno beach
 
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Concrete gun plinth
 
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Juno beach
 
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Cosy's bunker explanation
 
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Explanation of action by Canada's First Hussars
 
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Cosy's bunker
 
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Cosy's bunker
 
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Art work at Juno beach
 
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Art work at Juno beach
 
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Cosy's bunker explanation
 
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Merville Battery

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Lieutenant-Colonel Otway
 
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Lieutenant-Colonel Otway
 
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Field artillery
 
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Field artillery
 
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9th Batallion Parachute Regiment memorial
 
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9th Batallion Parachute Regiment memorial
 
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9th Batallion Parachute Regiment memorial
 
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9th Batallion Parachute Regiment memorial
 
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German bunker
 
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German bunker
 
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German bunker
 
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German bunker
 
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German bunker
 
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German bunker
 
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Explanation of the assault on Melville Battery
 
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Explanation of the assault on Melville Battery
 
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Explanation of the assault on Melville Battery
 
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Explanation of the assault on Melville Battery
 
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German army equipment
 
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German army equipment
 
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German army equipment
 
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Anti tank mine pressure plate
 
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Explanation of No3 Commando action
 
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Details of the attack
 
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People who participated in the attack
 
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Photos of battalion members
 
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German soldier on guard
 
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Parachute soldiers kit
 
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Map showing Melville battery location
 
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Detailed map of 9th Parachute battalion attack
 
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9th Parachute battalion memorial
 
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Explanation of the assault on Melville Battery
 
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Explanation of the assault on Melville Battery
 
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Pegasus Bridge, Sword Beach and coastline

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Entrance to the museum
 
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Heavy artillery
 
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Half-track vehicle
 
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Half-track vehicle
 
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Half-track vehicle
 
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Anti-aircraft gun
 
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Heavy artillery
 
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Tank shell
 
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Tank shell
 
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M3 Stuart reconnaissance vehicle and German V1 rocket
 
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German V1 rocket
 
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M3 Stuart reconnaissance vehicle
 
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The original Pegasus Bridge
 
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The original Pegasus Bridge
 
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The original Pegasus Bridge
 
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The original Pegasus Bridge
 
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Bailey bridge
 
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Bailey Bridge drawings
 
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Bailey Bridge construction items
 
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Christmas card from Hitler to the 'Experimantal bridging establishment'
 
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Model of Bailey Bridge
 
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Bailey Bridge explanation
 
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Bailey Bridge explanation
 
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Bailey Bridge explanation
 
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Bailey Bridge explanation
 
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Horsa glider explanation
 
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Horsa glider
 
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Horsa glider
 
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Horsa glider
 
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Horsa glider
 
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Horsa glider interior
 
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Horsa glider
 
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Remains of a Horsa glider
 
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Remains of a Horsa glider
 
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Model of Pegasus Bridge
 
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The occupation
 
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Sample of German army kit
 
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Gas mask
 
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Sample of British Army kit
 
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RAF uniform
 
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String vest
 
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Mortars and guns
 
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Machine guns
 
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Equipment used in the landing
 
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Equipment used in the landing
 
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Equipment used in the landing
 
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Bren gun
 
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Model of a Horsa glider
 
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Model of a Horsa glider
 
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Drawing of Hamilcar glider
 
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Control column and glider release on Horsa glider
 
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Glider technical drawing
 
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Artists impression of glider landing
 
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Officer's uniform 6th Airborne Division
 
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Bravery medal
 
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Original sign from Pegasus Bridge
 
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Aerial photo of Caen with the 2 bridges over the river and canal
 
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Communication gear
 
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Communication gear
 
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Airborne soldier
 
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Airborne soldier
 
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Airborne soldier
 
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Re-supplies
 
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Gas mask
 
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Sergeant's battle dress
 
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Sergeant's battle dress
 
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Parachute Regiment's battle dress
 
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Denison smock
 
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Model of German defenders of the bridge
 
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Model of German defenders of the bridge
 
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Memorial to Lance Corporal Brian J Mullen
 
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Model of Pegasus bridge
 
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Dummy parachutist to confuse the enemy
 
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Field medics equipment
 
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Gas mask
 
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Model of Bailey bridge
 
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Memorial to Lieutenant H.D.Brotheridge
 
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3D art work showing Pegasus bridge
 
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Model of German bunker
 
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Anti-aircraft gun
 
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Graves of French commandos
 
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Memorial to French commando Commandant P Kieffel
 
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Explanation of cemetery
 
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Sword landing memorial
 
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Sword landing memorial
 
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Sword landing memorial
 
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Sword beach
 
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German bunker on the beach
 
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German gun emplacement
 
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Sword beach memorial
 
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Assault explanation
 
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layout of the site
 
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Pointe du Hoc
 
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Pointe du Hoc
 
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Pointe du Hoc
 
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View across the Channel
 
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Cratered landscape after bombing
 
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Cratered landscape after bombing
 
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Cratered landscape after bombing
 
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Cratered landscape after bombing
 
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Cratered landscape after bombing
 
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Cratered landscape after bombing
 
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Memorial on the headland
 
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Memorial on the headland
 
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Memorial to the 2nd Ranger Battalion
 
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Battery ruins
 
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Battery ruins
 
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Remains of underground ammunition store
 
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Battery ruins
 
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Solid concrete almost impossible to demolish
 
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Battery ruins
 
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Remains of underground ammunition store
 
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Battery ruins
 
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155mm gun
 
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Sainte Marie du Mont

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Musee de L'Occupation
 
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Sainte Marie church
 
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Explanation board on water pump
 
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Explanation board number 5
 
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Explanation board number 5 outside a villa
 
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Explanation board number 6
 
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Explanation board number 7
 
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Memorial to US Infantry Division
 
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Explanation board number 8
 
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Explanation of the invasion
 
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Explanation board number 10
 
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Explanation board number 11
 
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Road named after Private Fitts
 
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Sainte Mère Église and café wall

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The assault on the church
 
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The west end of the church today
 
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The west end of the church today
 
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John Steele snagged on the bell tower
 
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John Steele
 
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Memorial window to the assault
 
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Explanation of part of the assault
 
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Messages and memorials to combatants on cafe wall
 
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Memorial to US paratroops
 
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Utah Beach

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Entrance to Utah Beach museum
 
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Explanation of the action
 
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Utah beach sign
 
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Utah beach
 
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Utah beach
 
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Utah beach
 
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Utah beach
 
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Bunker on the beach
 
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Coastal anti tank defences
 
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Remains of a bunker on the beach
 
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Gun emplacement
 
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Gun emplacement
 
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Gun emplacement
 
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Amphibious craft
 
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Amphibious craft
 
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Howitzer gun and Sherman tank
 
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Howitzer gun
 
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Howitzer gun
 
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Sherman tank
 
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Sherman tank
 
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Sherman tank
 
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Field gun
 
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Explanation of Roosevelt restaurant
 
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Sign post to Berlin and New York
 
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Sign post to Azeville
 
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Sign post to Weymouth
 
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Monument to 4th Infantry Division
 
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The milestone '00' marker
 
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Monument to Dwight D Eisenhower
 
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The 1st engineer special brigade monument
 
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Coast Guard monument
 
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The landings headquarters building
 
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Monument to General Caffey
 
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The 90th infantry division monument
 
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The 90th infantry division monument
 
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Federal monument of the United States of America
 
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Federal monument of the United States of America
 
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Mariners monument
 
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Road named after PFC DS Bryant
 
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Road named after PVT JT Rowe
 

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