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Normandie 1968

Article about: I like those pictures. chris

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    One of my first trips!!
    To begin, Omaha

    Along Omaha, the fortified house.

    From this house, the first bunker, in the midle.

    La pointe du Hoc

    In one bunker you can see that it burns, on the ground, I took one burnt brotbeutel.

    Down La pointe du Hoc

    Battery in Longues

    Commanding post

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    nice photos, now days when you go there, there are barriers and fences around certain places.

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    Good pics.

    Ive been there several times - heartedly recommended.

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    I was young with a bad camera...

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    Great Photos from the past .

    I specialize in M1 carbines and Lugers.

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    Must have been fantastic to go there in 1968 please post more if you have them !!
    The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )

    1st July 1916

    Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
    Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
    Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
    Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
    We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
    But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader

    House Carles at the Battle of Hastings

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    Sorry, no more pictures...Tomarrow Lindemann battery in the 60's!

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    Great photos. Normandy is on my list of places to go. Our photos are like time stood still. Thanks for showing!

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    I have a photo of the guns at Longues Sur Mere from my trip, almost exactly the same picture but 40 years later. Very cool

    Did you see the horse in the cement of a perimeter MG pit? Made me laugh.

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    Here is my pic, not as similar as I thought but it is the same gun. I hope you don't mind my posting this here.

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