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Reporters Memorial

Rue de Verdun / Rue de Cordeliers, Bayeux, France
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Solemn, noteworthy

Good reminder that the Freedom of the Press is a freedom that costs many lives. Beautiful gardens... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
maria t
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San Antonio, Texas
Striking and sad

I didn’t realize this memorial was here or even exactly what it was until I was in the middle of... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2018
dragonflytw65
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Palm Harbor, Florida
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Rue de Verdun / Rue de Cordeliers, Bayeux, France
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good reminder that the Freedom of the Press is a freedom that costs many lives. Beautiful gardens. Worth the short stroll from the WWII museum across the street.

Thank maria t
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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

I didn’t realize this memorial was here or even exactly what it was until I was in the middle of it. I walked across the street from the Battle of Normandy museum and didn’t pay attention to the sign. It was striking to see so...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Memorials are all in chronological order and takes about 10 minutes or so to go through. Very beautiful garden area and nice to see some took the time to go erect these monuments.

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

It is a fitting tribute to the reporters who lost their lives working in war zones. It is arranged in the year order and it is an eye-opener to the risk reporters put themselves in. It is a fitting tribute and very emotional. It is...More

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Reviewed November 21, 2017

The memorial garden for war correspondents is tasteful and respectful. I wish there was some kind of visitors' center with biographical data on those memorialized. Worth a visit.

Thank Barbara L
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

Truly thought provoking memorial to those war correspondents killed whilst letting the world know. Each year seems to have greater and greater numbers killed, but I suspect this may be because of better information. 1954 records Robert Capa who was on the beaches on D-Day...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

This can be accessed from the grounds of the war museum but we did not realise this and walked round on the road. It is a garden set back from the road with steles set up by year engraved with the names of reporters who...More

Thank Sallyt87
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

The reporters memorial in Bayeux is unlike all of the other war memorials in the area as it specifically commemorates war correspondents of all nationalities who have lost their lives in conflict since 1944. The tablets with vast numbers of names of allude to the...More

Thank Emily C
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Reviewed June 12, 2017

This memorial consists of a shaded walk between standing stones commemorating all the reporter lost in areas of conflict. Quite amazing how many names there are.

Thank ian j
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Reviewed May 3, 2017

We accidentally found this and as it covers from 1950`s to present day it was very interesting. My daughter even found the Paris journalists from me suis Charlie . Beautifully maintained.

Thank Anna P
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