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Normandy (lower), Calvados, Pont du Hoc (Plages du débarquement). It is situated between Utah Beach and Omaha Beach, and stands on 100 ft (30 m) tall cliffs overlooking the sea. The US Army Ranger Assault Group during Operation Overlord in WWII chose it as a point of attack. (http://media.oaktreesys.com/abmc/pointeduhoc/popup.html)

Normandy (lower), Calvados, Pont du Hoc (Plages du débarquement). It is situated between Utah Beach and Omaha Beach, and stands on 100 ft (30 m) tall cliffs overlooking the sea. The US Army Ranger Assault Group during Operation Overlord in WWII chose it as a point of attack. (http://media.oaktreesys.com/abmc/pointeduhoc/popup.html)

Utah Beach: Landing beach: Utah beach, bunker (remains) - France-Voyage.com

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POINTE DU HOC, Normandy, France. Site of the D-DAY battle 1944.  "These are the boys of Pointe du Hoc; these are the men who took the cliffs" President Ronald Reagan June 6, 1984

Site of the D-DAY battle "These are the boys of Pointe du Hoc; these are the men who took the cliffs" President Ronald Reagan June 1984

Point du Hoc....Normandy, France  Perspective from the cliff tops of what US Rangers had to climb up on D-Day.

Pointe du Hoc, Normandie, France - Perspective from the cliff tops of what US Rangers had to climb up on D-Day.

Pointe de Hoc, Normandy, France. Where the Germans shot at the allied troops on the beaches. Fighting for the liberation of France from Nazi Germany

Pointe de Hoc ~ Normandy ~ France ~ These bunkers are where the Germans shot at the Allied troops on the beaches. The Allied troops were there fighting for the liberation of France from Nazi Germany.

Omaha Beach, France. This place makes your heart swell with sadness and pride all at the same time.

This place makes your heart swell with sadness and pride all at the same time.

Visiting Normandy was one of the most humbling experiences of my life.

The World War II Pointe du Hoc Ranger Monument is located on a cliff eight miles west of Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, which overlooks Omaha Beach.

Le cimetière américain de Colleville sur Mer. Un lieu incontournable sur les plages du débarquement.

Le cimetière américain de Colleville sur Mer. Un lieu incontournable sur les plages du débarquement.

LA POINTE DU HOC, Basse-Normandie, Dept 14.

LA POINTE DU HOC, Basse-Normandie, Dept 14.

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