Dead Mans Corner Museum

Dead Man's Corner Museum... named from 1944 when a US Stuart tank was knocked out by the Germans occupying the house engaged the troops coming down from Utah Beach. The fire power was so heavy the Americans couldn't get the dead occupants out - the corner of the road a strategic route down to Carentan then started to be referenced by the US forces 'as the corner with the dead guy hanging out the tank' which after 4 days was shortened to 'dead mans corner'. A great collection and great shop, check it out. http://www.paratrooper-museum.org/

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Isle of Tatihou

Located on the Cotentin Peninsula in Normandy, the island Tatihou is a natural area of 28 hectares which becomes peninsula at low tide. Affected by the State Conservatoire du Littoral and lake areas in 1988, the General Council of the handle has been Management in 1990. Tatihou takes its name from the Vikings found on the coasts of Normandy in the ninth century. In norse, hou means land surrounded by water and tat was probably a proper name.http://tatihou.manche.fr/

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Monet's Garden

Located 80 km West from Paris France in the village of Giverny, 4 km from the town of Vernon, Claude Monet House and Gardens are now open to visitors. Open daily from 1st April - 1st November from 9.30 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

http://giverny.org/gardens/fcm/visitgb.htm

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History of Normandy

Normandy has been settled since ancient times. Neolithic peoples were replaced by bronze-age Celtic tribes who spread all over western Europe and the British Isles before the Roman armies of Julius Cesar conquered what is now France.

http://www.normandie-tourisme.fr/normandy-tourism/main-menu/welcome-to-normandy/history-and-culture/history-of-normandy-182-2.html

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Cite de la Mer Cherbourg

One of the last places for the Titanic to call in & picked up 281 passengers - the ticket hall where the doomed passengers you pass the desks that they actually passed by...the whole Titanic exhibition also explains the mass immigration to America...also to see there is Le Rodoutable French Navy submarine & the Aquarium

www.citedelamer.com 

360 degree cinema in Arromanches

The 360 degree cinema in Arromanches the Mulberry Harbour is somewhere we recommend to visit - a new film that looks very moving is being launched on 2nd february 2013 

http://youtu.be/BmbCpk-5KWA

App for discovering the Normandy WW2 sites

This great app for your iphone takes you by google map to all the places of interest around the D Day beaches...

http://www.spotonlocations.co.uk/normandy/

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