76-years ago, on 6 June 1944, the Allied Armies came ashore on the beaches of the Calvados Coast of Normandy, France to begin the liberation of Northwest Europe. This day has gone down in history as a day that changed history and will forever be known as D-Day.
To commemorate the momentous events that took place on D-Day, 6 June 1944, In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours are pleased to offer you the chance to join them on our 76th Anniversary Tour. Our tour combine commemorative activity with a comprehensive tour visiting the battlefields of all five landing beaches and the two airborne landing zones. It will include visiting the major iconic sites at Sainte-Mère-Eglise, La Fière bridge and causeway, Brécourt Battery, UTAH Beach, Pointe-du-Hoc, OMAHA Beach, the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Longues-sur-Mer Battery, the 'Mulberry' Harbour, GOLD Beach, JUNO Beach, SWORD Beach, Pegasus Bridge, the Café Gondrée and the Merville Battery and Museum where your expert guide will tell you about the momentous events that took place on D-Day, 6th June 1944.
Your In The Footsteps® D-Day 76th Anniversary Tour will include attendance at some of the numerous re-enactments, ceremonies and festivities taking place in the area, and, adding flavour to these commemorative activities, there will be a vast array of World War II vehicles on display and in motion, plus parachute jumps, air shows and much more.
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