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The Omaha Beach Memorial Museum was built on the grounds of the American naval landing of June 6, 1944, 200 metres from Omaha beach. The museum covers a surface area of 1,200 m² and presents a large collection of uniforms, personal items, weapons and military vehicles. All the exhibits displayed belonged to soldiers of WWII.
Omaha is the most renowned of the five landing beaches of D-Day, 6 June 1944. On this 6-km-long beach the U.S. troops had to deal with German defences that were still virtually intact. They suffered heavy losses and came close to disaster.
Les Braves Memorial Monument can be found on the centre of Omaha Beach in Normandy, France. The monument consists of three elements: ‘The of Hope’, ‘Rise, Freedom!’ and ‘The Wings of Fraternity’. An explanation of the monument stands wings on the boulevard of Omaha Beach.
The National Guard Monument Memorial can be found on Omaha Beach in Vierville-sur-Mer. The Memorial pays tribute to the National Guard Units which participated in the amphibious D-Day assault on 6 and 7 June 1944.
Travelling exhibition set up by the D-Day Omaha Museum to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landing in Normandy. The first date and location are: from 19 to 28 April in Granville in the Manche.