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The Normandy American Cemetery - Normandy, France-My grandmother's brother, William Wallace Bogle, is buried there, he died in Brittany France on September 7, 1944, fighting in WWII.  My father was named "Wallace" in memory of his uncle.  I would love to be able to go and lay flowers on his grave, nobody in our family has ever been to the cemetery.

The Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial is a World War II cemetery and memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, that honors American soldiers who died in Europe during World War II.

The Normandy region is a must see on a trip to France. Steeped in history with settlements of Celts, Romans and finally the Vikings in the 9th century, the Norman King William would launch his invasion from Normandy to conquer England in 1066. The Normandy region rich market towns continued to develop with Gothic and Romanesque towns in the 16th century and became the canvas for the painters of the Impressionist movement in the late 1800's. The beautiful coastlines would again be witness to…

Top 10 Sites to See in Normandy, France

The Top 10 Normandy sights to see in this region of France: Mont St. Michel, D-Day landing beaches, market towns painted by the Impressionist painters.

Explore these 7 adorable villages in the Normandy region of France! Normandy, France |  Beach | Normandy Travel Tips | Normandy Travel Guide | European Travel #France #Normandy

7 Most Adorable Villages in Normandy

Explore these 7 adorable villages in the Normandy region of France! Normandy, France | Beach | Normandy Travel Tips | Normandy Travel Guide | European Travel #France #Normandy

Aerial photograph of Utah beach during the Normandy Invasion. June 6, 1944.  - Imgur

Aerial photograph of Utah beach during the Normandy Invasion. June 6, 1944. [990x763]

Aerial view of American troops and landing craft going ashore in the initial minutes of the invasion of Utah Beach on D-Day.

Stone House was built in 1990 and was designed in the cottage style of the Normandy region of France. The cottage comprises over one hundred imported reclaimed materials and architectural details.  The sea-weathered appearance of the facade stone is the result of having each stone tumbled by hand. . Custom made for the house, the roof tiles were manufactured using fifty-four subtle different hues.

Amazing use of stone and shingles for shape and texture on exterior of home. Stone House - Carmel, CA. Designed in the cottage style of the Normandy region of France. I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE this house!

Sublime French Country style: An extraordinary home the Normandy town of Sées, outside of Paris. Photographed by James Balston

ZsaZsa Bellagio – Like No Other: House Beautiful bedroom with canopy bed , stone wall and log ceiling

D-Day: The Normandy Invasion. Medics attend to wounded soldiers on Utah Beach in France during the Allied Invasion of Europe on D-Day, June 6, 1944. www.army.mil/d-day

6 June 1944 - The Normandy Invasion - Medics attend to wounded soldiers on Utah Beach in France during the Allied Invasion of Europe on D-Day

operationbarbarossa:    US soldiers of the 1st Infantry Division in England prior to the Normandy Invasion - June 1944

D-Day in Color, Photographs from the Normandy Invasion The Infantry Division of the United States Army (The 'Big Red One') in Dorset, United Kingdom on June 1944 before departing for Omaha Beach. (Photo by Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images)

American Lockheed P-38 Lightning participating in the Normandy campaign showing the D-Day invasion stripes.

History Of The P-38 Lightning

Lockheed Lightning photo-reconnaissance aircraft over the English countryside. bearing the bold black & white invasion stripes of the Normandy Campaign (USAF)

"January, he’s alone, February, he’s alone…April is just him standing on a bay gazing out to sea all alone…August is surprisingly sexual…but it’s got this ‘happy birthday commander’ sticker over his...

“January, he’s alone, February, he’s alone…April is just him standing on a bay gazing out to sea all alone…August is surprisingly sexual…but it’s got this ‘happy birthday commander’ sticker over his.

Modern day view of Pointe du Hoc. Shows the intensity of the fighting here during the Normandy invasion in 1944.

Omaha Beach, pocked by D-Day bombardment. On June five Normandy beaches were stormed by British, Canadian and American troops

Les Braves statues, Omaha Beach, Normandy, France   I cannot wait to see this! A

Touring World War Two Normandy Beaches of France

Canadian soldiers land on Courseulles Beach in Normandy, on June 6, 1944 as Allied forces storm the Normandy beaches on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

Canadian soldiers land on Courseulles Beach in Normandy, on June 1944 as Allied forces storm the Normandy beaches on D-Day, June (STF/AFP/Getty Images)