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.
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