D-Day 70th Anniversary June 2014

Below are a selection of photographs from some of the events which occurred here during the first two weeks of June.



St Gilles, 1st June

Marigny, 1st June

Marigny, 1st June

Marigny, 1st June. Mrs Kleinman with M. Gosselin





La Cambe, 4th June. Paul Golz, veteran of GR1057.

St Come du Mont, 4th June

Vierville, 4th June.

Arromanches, 6th June.

Arromanches, 6th June.


Arromanches, 6th June.


Arromanches, 6th June.

Arromanches, 6th June.


Ryes, 6th June.

Angoville au Plain, 7th June.

Angoville au Plain, 7th June.

St Georges d'Elle, 7th June. Oscar Peterson, 3/38 IR, 2nd Infantry Division.


The Moulin des Rondelles 1944 group on Omaha Beach, 70 years to the minute after C/38 came ashore in the same place.

WW2 veteran Mike Michel talking about his cousin, Alfred Py Jr.

Geert Van den Bogaert, Normandy American Cemetery with the Moulin des Rondelles 1944 group.

Moulin des Rondelles 1944 group leaving Omaha Beach.

A small tribute left behind.

Geert Van den Bogaert, Omaha Beach.

Reproduction German horse-draawn wagon.
Angoville au Plain, 7th June.

Ivan Cady, HQ Co, 2nd Ranger Battalion. St James.

Brittany American Cemetery, St James.

Walter Benjamin (ABMC) and Lawrence Gordon. Lawrence's uncle Pfc Lawrence Gordon was killed in August 1944. He was buried in Gorron, then transferred to Huisnes sur Mer German Ossuary having been misidentified as an unkonw German. His name was thus on the the Wall of the Missing in St James.



The small rosette indicating Pfc Gordon is no longer officially missing. Lawrence Gordon and his son David. St James.


The Deville family (who "adopted" Pfc Gordon) and David Gordon.

The Deville family learning more about Pfc Gordon from Jed Henry.

Pfc Gordon's remains awaiting transfer to the family. Huisnes sur Mer.
Four German soldiers carry Pfc Gordon's remains.

German and US soldiers hold Pfc Gordon's remains before transfer to the family. Huisnes sur Mer.

The memorial at Graignes atop the small hill.



2nd ID memorial, Wn65, Omaha Beach.
Omaha Beach.
Cerisy la Foret, 13th June.

Cerisy la Foret, 13th June.


Cerisy la Foret, 13th June.

Arromanches, 6th June.
Memorial to the crew of Lancaster ND815. Five of the seven crew were Norwegian. Osmanville.

Bayeux.
Trevieres.

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