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The Race of Normandy
Tide out at Mt. St. Michel, Normandy, France
Compassion of a 3 year old in Normandy
Poppy field in Normandy.
Calvados Color
RUIN, CAEN, FRANCE
The tension
Mont Saint-Michel
Spire of Saint-Michael
On Etretat beach
Omaha Beach, Normandy
Normandy Afternoon
The Soldiers of Normandy
The Grey Beaches of Normandy
Love for the Lost
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Mont-Saint-Michel, Normandy, France.
Field of 10,000 Crosses, Normandy, France
Flowers sit alone at a American Cemetery gravestone, Omaha Beach, Normandy, France.
The American Cemetery at Omaha Beach in Normandy, France
Point du Hoc from Omaha Beach
Beach of stones in Normandy with view of castle
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Omaha Beach, Normandy

Visiting the WWII site was a somber experience. All original artifacts and bomb craters are left as they were at the end of the war. The barbed wire and pill boxes seemed out of place on this sunny day and the dichotomy inspired me.

TAGS: France, Normandy, War

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