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Days 614 to 620. Arromanches to Dieppe

June 16th to 22nd. 245km

Before leaving Arromanches we went for a walk on the beach at low tide. The sea had retreated to reveal more of the pontoons from the Mulberry harbour that was set up there to land many of the troops and supplies for the D-Day landings. 1,568 more words

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William the Conqueror and the Bayeux Tapestry

This is part of a series of posts about the city of Bayeux in Normandy, France. See the other posts here.

If you have a chance to visit Bayeux, you should definitely go to the Tapestry Museum in town. 446 more words

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AAR BGO Holding Carentan

Below are pictures from a game e played a couple weeks ago. The scenario was from Battlegroup Overlord called holding Carentan. Great game overall but did not get to finish since the board had to be broken down. 8 more words

Bayeux Cathedral

This is part of a series of posts about the city of Bayeux in Normandy, France. See the other posts here.

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Bayeux is a stunning example of… 386 more words

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Caen, Normandy

On our last day in Normandy, we took the train to Caen. It’s a quick and easy trip from Bayeux, about 20 minutes.

Caen is… 965 more words

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