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Utah to Cherbourg, Recruitement!

Utah to Cherbourg, Recruitement!

Utah to Cherbourg! Utah to Cherbourg will be a major event of the 74th anniversary of the Battle of Normandy. It will take place from 19 to 24 June 2018 in the Cotentin and will aim to reconstitute a "reconnaissance" element (including 1 armored car and 1 scout...

Liberation road markers in Britain!

Liberation road markers in Britain!

Liberation road markers... in Britain! The initiative of Jacky Cadoux is not the least. Inspired by the Road markers of Liberty established on our territory from Normandy to the Belgian Ardennes, this enthusiast realizes the project to erect on 5 Breton municipalities...

A CCB parade in Carentan

A CCB parade in Carentan

A beautiful parade in the streets On July 14, an unusual event took place in the streets of downtown Carentan (50500). Indeed, there are about fifty vehicles accompanied by 200 reenactors who parade on the occasion of the national day, for the greater pleasure of...

New Memorial in Périers (50)

New Memorial in Périers (50)

A monument for Benjamin F. Kitchens and Bert Espy JrOn June 24th, following the invitation of our friend Christian Levaufre, we gathered to inaugurate the memorial in memory of the two American airmen Benjamin F. Kitchens and Bert Espy Jr in Périers (50). Day after...

Inauguration of Tucker’s Monument

Inauguration of Tucker’s Monument

An inauguration in grand manner On Monday, June 5th, 2017, more than 300 people gathered to inaugurate the new stele in honor of Major John E. Tucker on the bridge between Carentan and Saint-Hilaire-Petitville. In order to unveil this block of granite where are...

Memorial Day at Saint-James (50)

Memorial Day at Saint-James (50)

Memorial Day, history of a celebration. At the end of the Civil War, it was customary for the graves of the fallen American soldiers to be covered with flowers on a particular annual date. On May 5th, 1868, this day became a holiday of the calendar. On May 30th, 1868,...

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