The 6th June is the 65th anniversary of the d-day landings. These photos (taken in 2007) show gold beech near Arromanches where British soldiers landed, Cafe Gondree the first building to liberated
The first two photos (colour and black & white) show Bayeaux cemetery, the next two are Cintheaux Canadian cemetery.
The grave of Privbate J.Banks
Private J.Banks (aged 16) lied about his age to join the army, took part in the D-Day landings but was killed a few weeks later, he is buried in Jerusalem cemetery.
Jerusalem Cemetery the smallest war cemetery in Normandy.
The remains of landing craft can still be seen on Utah beach (2) and the Mulberry (temporary) harbour on Gold beech.
The town of Arromansche displaying French and British flags.
Juno Beech is where Charles de Gaulle arrived in France on 14th June 1944 and the spot is marked by flags of those countries involved in the landings.
Ranville cemetery is where Lieutenant H.D. Brotheridge (of the Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry) the first allied victim of D-day is buried.
Brotheridge died in the attack on Pegasus Bridge by which was taken shortly after midnight on the 6th June, the nearby Cafe Gondree became the first building to be liberated.
Close to Pegasus Bridge is a bust of Major Ron Howard who led the Attack on the Bridge.