70th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings in Normandy

70th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings in Normandy

June 6th 1944 saw the beginning of the Allied invasion of occupied Europe as thousands of troupes landed on the 200kms of Normandy beaches between Cherbourg and Le Havre at what is now know to be the first step along the road that would end the war in Europe the following year. The names of the beaches, etched in the minds of so many and made famous by films such as Band of Brothers are the most local beaches to Eco-Gites of Lenault. June and Sword are the closest, situated east and west of Caen/Ouistreham whilst travelling further west and north there are Gold, Omaha and Utah, all still within easy reach of the gite.

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