Signs Omaha Beach
Omaha Beach. Only after actually seeing this area in person was I able to comprehend how difficult it was to advance off the beach. There is nothing to hold onto and gun emplacements were everywhere.
Normandy and the English Channel.
Remnants of a farm home after the war, photo taken in 1973.
Remnants of another farm after the war, photo taken in 1973.
Ruins on the beach.
Bombed/shelled bunkers, photo from 1973.
Guns and Bunkers
Pointe du Hoc
American Cemetery and Normandy
Roy Cochrun Collection