Tag Archives: Normandy

To the men who won our freedom

Tonight 70 years ago, at the very early hours of June 6, 1944, over 150,000 men were deployed on a mission that to this day is considered the largest seaborne invasion in history. And despite the hardships before and after … Continue reading

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Normandy photos: everything but the cemeteries

Normandy does have a load of the Second World War cemeteries, but that’s not all it has got to offer. It’s a place of great natural beauty, smaller and bigger Norman villages and towns, tasty cheese and a lot of … Continue reading

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The cemeteries of Normandy

Back in July I had the pleasure and honour to visit Normandy and its numerous military cemeteries. Back then I also promised photos, but due to lack of time I haven’t posted them yet. Well, it’s time to settle this … Continue reading

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Normandy—it makes people like France!

It’s no secret that I’m no fan of France. As many times as I’ve been there, I’ve lost millions of nerve cells because of obnoxious people and even more obnoxious drivers, the fact that no one speaks even a word … Continue reading

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