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A great place to visit while in Normandy to hear the story of the Rangers that secured the point during D Day. The security going into the visitor center seemed unnecessary, or over done, as there is not much to see inside other that the...More
There is a great walking path hear in which you walk around the top of the cliffs. You can see the German defenses as well as all of the massive craters created from the shelling. All along there are signs.
But what is most impressive...More
The site overlooks both Omaha & Utah beaches where Americans landed 6/6/44. Its command of these landing sites made it a primary target for bombardment, and the craters around the German bunkers abound.
The sacrifice of Army Rangers who scaled these cliffs; took command of...More
One of the few sites that you can really see and feel the impact of what happened here. Massive bomb craters are still present from the most intensely targeted D-day site. The Rangers used rocket propelled grappling hooks and rope ladders to scale the cliffs...More
God bless the Rangers. Looking at the sheer cliffs with fortified bunkers and trying to imagine the bravery of the men who assaulted under fire and secured the point. Walking along the cliffs and seeing the giant craters from air and naval bombardment is staggering....More
Pointe du Hoc is an important stop on the beaches of Normandy. It is one of the few places where you can really see, feel and imagine what happened in June 6, 1944 the D-day.
As you start walking towards the cliffs, you see the...More
This is a lovely memorial to the Army Rangers who scaled the cliffs to take out the German guns atop the point du hoc. The site has been left as it was after the battle. You can go inside the bunkers and see the craters...More
The cliff top, sea side location is lovely. Sheep meander the site as tourists wander through. There are information boards and lookouts perched atop a couple of the bunkers. The number & size of the blast craters within this property is incredible. There are relatively...More