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Important Statue

A great statue to sit, watch and reflect. The care and concern given by people regarding the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Surreal

I had always wanted to visit Omaha Beach. I thought I was ready, but you can't really prepare for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A great statue to sit, watch and reflect. The care and concern given by people regarding the tremendous gift given by the men that died that fateful day. A must see.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NeilOrillia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had always wanted to visit Omaha Beach. I thought I was ready, but you can't really prepare for a walk on what is now a tranquil beach where so many soldiers lost their lives 75 years ago. It is a little disconcerting to see...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

We drove down to the beaches to take a walk along them. It is quite surreal to walk along this beautifull beaches with the white sands, people playing football and exercising theire horses and then you see the monument rising up as a reminder of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

During walking in Omaha beach where the combatant fought and visiting the Germans' bunkers you see the sculpture 'Les Braves', made by the artists Anilore Banon - Located in the sand on the beach. A very modern piece (3 ideas to comprise his work, Wings...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Doron N
Reviewed October 17, 2018

It was a moving experience to be able to walk along the beach that so many of our brave heroes fought on or lost their lives on. A once in a lifetime experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RustyHaigh12
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

I failed to understand the meaning of this piece. I did not make a connection to what the artist was trying to say and what occurred on this beach. We drove by it as we toured Omaha Beach and got out to take a look,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Majulamb
Reviewed August 28, 2018

For us to have walked on the ground that our soldiers fought and see the bunkers. It will be something we will never forget.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank WANDA B
Reviewed August 19, 2018

This monument is so simple but the words are compelling. You cannot fail but to be moved by what it stands for and the freedom you have because of what it stands for.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mike D
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Never seen something like this before! On sand! With breaking waves against it. Bizarre. But i really enjoyed seeing it, tourists and all....

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank coconutugly
Reviewed July 25, 2018

If you’re at Omaha Beach, just check this place out regardless if you like art or not. I am not a fan of art but this art is dedicated to the brave men who fought for freedom. Read the description, reflect on the words and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Daniel A
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