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Specific Veteran MemorialsRanger Commandoes 116th U.S. Infantry - Pointe du Hoc, Normandy, France

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A granite monument in the form of a grappling hook honors the Ranger Commandos of the 116th Infantry under the command of Colonel James E. Rudder.

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location: Normandie, France

date approved: 3/22/2017

last visited: 8/3/2018

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsPointe du Hoc Ranger Monument - Pointe Du Hoc, France

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A granite monument in the form of a grappling hook honors the Ranger Commandos of the 116th Infantry under the command of Colonel James E. Rudder.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 4/29/2013

last visited: 8/3/2018

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesPointe du Hoc - Pointe du Hoc, Normandy, France

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Point du Hoc was a highly fortified German position along the Normandy Coast of the English Channel. It was taken in a daring operation by the U.S. 2nd Ranger Battalion during World War II on D-Day, June 6, 1944

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location: Normandie, France

date approved: 3/20/2017

last visited: 8/3/2018

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Scenic OverlooksPointe Du Hoc, France

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Pointe du Hoc is a promontory with a 100 ft cliff overlooking the English Channel on the coast of Normandy in northern France.

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location: Normandie, France

date approved: 9/2/2014

last visited: 8/3/2018

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BattlefieldsPointe-du-Hoc Battlefield - Cricqueville-en-Bessin, Basse-Normandie, France

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During WWII D-Day Landings, US Forces bombed and climbed Pointe-du-Hoc to take over a German fortification. // Pendant WWII, les forces américaines ont bombardé et monta Pointe-du-Hoc de prendre en charge une fortification allemande.

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location: Normandie, France

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: 8/3/2018

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Wikipedia EntriesLa Pointe du Hoc - Cricqueville-en-Bessin, France

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[EN] It consists of a cliff 25 to 30 meters high preceded by a needle that advances into the sea and it overlooks a pebble beach about ten meters wide at its feet. [FR]Elle se compose d'une falaise de 25 à 30 mètres de haut précédée d'une aiguille qui s'avance dans la mer et elle surplombe une plage de galets d'une dizaine de mètres de large à ses pieds.

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location: Normandie, France

date approved: 8/4/2018

last visited: 8/4/2018

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsLa Pointe du Hoc - Cricqueville-en-Bessin, France

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[EN] It consists of a cliff 25 to 30 meters high preceded by a needle that advances into the sea and it overlooks a pebble beach about ten meters wide at its feet. [FR]Elle se compose d'une falaise de 25 à 30 mètres de haut précédée d'une aiguille qui s'avance dans la mer et elle surplombe une plage de galets d'une dizaine de mètres de large à ses pieds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 10/15/2018

last visited: 8/3/2018

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World War II SitesPointe du Hoc (Calvados, Normandy, France)

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...today quiet cliff covered by grass with concrete ruins and offering great vista over Canal, but in June 1944, during Operation Overlord, Point du Hoc was witness of brave attack of the United States Army Rangers.

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location: Normandie, France

date approved: 6/10/2009

last visited: 8/3/2018

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Orientation TablesOrientation Table - Pointe Du Hoc, France

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This table describes assault and commemorates the American Second Ranger Battalion who fought there on 6 June 1944 as part of the D-Day landings in World War II.

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location: Normandie, France

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: 8/3/2018

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'You Are Here' MapsYou Are Here - Pointe Du Hoc, France

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You Are Here [French: VOUS ETES ICI] in front of Pointe Du Hoc Memorial and Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: 8/3/2018

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Tourist Information Centers - Visitor CentersVisitor Center at Pointe du Hoc - Normandy - France

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The visitor center at the Pointe du Hoc seems quite new but unlike the one at the American Cemetery, it has yet to find its mission in life. (As of 2009)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 9/29/2009

last visited: 8/3/2018

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Veteran CemeteriesCimetière allemand de La Cambe - Normandie - France

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[FR] Le cimetière militaire allemand de La Cambe fut inauguré le 21 Septembre 1961. [EN] Within a clearing dotted with trees and small dark stone crosses lie the remains of more than 21,000 German soldiers, sailors and airmen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 10/2/2009

last visited: 3/27/2016

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Abstract Public SculpturesLes Braves - Omaha Beach - Vierville-sur-Mer, France

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Les Braves is an abstract sculpture located on Omaha Beach in the town of Vierville-sur-Mer on the coast of Normandy, France.

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location: Normandie, France

date approved: 4/24/2013

last visited: 9/16/2016

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World War II Memorials / Monuments2nd US Infantry Division Memorial at Omaha Beach (Normandy, France)

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...close of the seashore at infamous "Bloody Omaha Beach", close to ruin of German bunker, you can find a black stone stele with symbol of "Indianhead", the memorial devoted to the 2nd US Infantry Division.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 6/11/2009

last visited: 6/28/2015

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Medal Of Honor Resting PlacesLt. Jimmie Waters Monteith Jr. - Normandy American Cemetery - Colleville-sur-Mer, France

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The grave of Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Jimmie Waters Monteith Jr. is located at the Normandy American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, France. Plot: Section I, Row 20, Grave 12

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location: Normandie, France

date approved: 4/22/2013

last visited: 5/5/2015

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Medal Of Honor Resting PlacesJimmie W. Monteith, Jr.-Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France

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World War II Medal of Honor Recipient for action on near Colleville-sur-Mer, France on D-Day, June 6, 1944. He was killed in action. He is buried in Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France in Section I, Row 20, Site 12.

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location: Normandie, France

date approved: 12/30/2017

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BeachesOmaha Beach at St. Laurent (Normandy, France)

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Omaha Beach is not only the name one of the main landing points of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on June 6 1944, but today it is also beautiful beach perfectly suitable for summer recreation...

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location: Normandie, France

date approved: 5/28/2009

last visited: 11/22/2018

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Medal Of Honor Resting PlacesFrank D. Peregory- Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France

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World War II Medal of Honor Recipient for action at Grandcampe, France on June 8, 1944. He was killed in action. He is buried in Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, Department du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, Fance. In Section G, Row 21, Site 7.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 1/1/2018

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Medal Of Honor Resting PlacesT/Sgt Frank D. Peregory - Normandy American Cemetery - Colleville-sur-Mer, France

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The grave of T/Sgt Frank D. Peregory is located in the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, France. Plot: Section G, Row 21, Grave 7

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location: Normandie, France

date approved: 4/22/2013

last visited: 4/14/2018

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MosaicsChapel Ceiling Mosaic - Colleville-sur-Mer, France

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This beautiful mosaic is located on the ceiling of the chapel at the Normandy American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer on the Normandy coast of France.

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location: Normandie, France

date approved: 11/15/2014

last visited: 8/3/2018

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Cemetery ChapelsLa Chapelle du Cimetière américain - Colleville-sur-Mer, France

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[EN] A chapel stands in the center of Colleville-sur-Mer's American cemetery, located atop the cliff overlooking the famous beach of Omaha Beach. [FR]Une chapelle se dresse au centre du cimetière américain de Colleville sur Mer, situé au sommet de la falaise dominant la célèbre plage d’Omaha Beach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 8/27/2018

last visited: 8/3/2018

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Wikipedia EntriesCimetière Militaire Américain - Colleville-sur-mer (Omaha Beach), France

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[EN] Officially inaugurated in 1956 with its memorial, this cemetery honors American soldiers who died during the Battle of Normandy during the Second World War. [FR] Inauguré officiellement en 1956 avec son mémorial, ce cimetière honore les soldats américains morts pendant la bataille de Normandie lors de la Seconde Guerre mondiale.

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location: Normandie, France

date approved: 8/17/2018

last visited: 11/22/2018

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Grave of a Famous PersonBrigadier General Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. - Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France

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The grave of Medal of Honor recipient General Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. is located in Section D, Row 28, Grave 45 in the American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France.

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location: France

date approved: 6/10/2019

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Medal Of Honor Resting PlacesTheodore Roosevelt, Jr. - Colleville-sur-Mer, France

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Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. Medal of Honor Recipient for heroic action on D-Day Invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SoftballJunkies

location: France

date approved: 4/26/2007

last visited: 8/3/2018

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Medal Of Honor Resting PlacesTheodore Roosevelt, Jr.-Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France

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World War II Medal of Honor Recipient for action during the Normandy invasion on June 6, 1944. He was killed in action. He is buried in the Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France in Section D, Row 28, Site 45.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 1/1/2018

last visited: 8/3/2018

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