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“Life Altering”

Normandy American Cemetery & Memorial
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Owner description: Overlooking Omaha Beach, the launching point of the U.S. invasion of Normandy, this cemetery contains the graves of 9,386 American soldiers who died at Normandy and a touching memorial to another 1,557 whose bodies were never recovered.
Reviewed June 9, 2013

So sad to see the graves of these fathers, brothers, husbands, and sons. They were loved and lost and mourned through the years. Sad, Sad, Sad that it took that many lives. These persons are not forgotten and much appreciated in France. Site is well maintained and very much visited.

1  Thank BDtheJW
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Reviewed June 8, 2013

We visited this superbly maintained site on a sunlit day and took the opportunity to also walk on the beach. Very special

1  Thank KevanGoodworth
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Reviewed June 7, 2013

We took a tour of the American Cemetery and Utah Beach and Omaha Beach with a private tour company, Overlord Tours. The guide (Sean) was knowledgable, friendly, courteous and thorough. He was more than a guide actually, he was an historian with a vast knowledge of the battles and the cemetery. This was an extremely moving tour, one which all Americans will find poignant and emotional. I highly recommend Overlord Tours if you are in the area. We saw far more than those passengers who took the Princess tour from the ship. The price was reasonable, and it was an overall unforgettable experience thanks to Overlord.

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Reviewed June 6, 2013

My son and I visited the cemetery as part of a tour of the D Day beaches & museums. It's really not to be missed - the location, just above Omaha beach, really makes it poignant and a walk down to the beach just adds to the emotion. If you are coming do a little research first on who some of the individuals are who are buried here, it makes it that bit more special being able to feel you have some appreciation of those that are buried here.

1  Thank Peedee1955
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Reviewed June 6, 2013

We took a 4 hour tour using the Overlord company. Excellent in ever way! Knowledgeable guide. Clean, air conditioned van. The perfect combination of free time and tour time. Very moving area to visit

Thank Betty L
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