We've visited the Normandy beaches a few times but had never visited Omaha beach until this year.
American troops landed on two beaches names Charlie and Dog Green at Vierville-Sur-Mer where this monument provides a poignant reminder.
Either side of Vierville are sheer cliffs, while the beaches were heavily defended.
The channel as seen from the massively fortified emplacement on the nearby Pointe du Hoc.
Header Photo: 110's bashing upwind
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