Caen & Colleville-sur-Mer

When we traveled to France, we stayed in the city of Caen which was mostly destroyed during the Invasion of Normandy in the summer 1944. I fell in love with the spirit of  the city in remembering those lost in not only in the region of Normandy, but all those lost in World War II. Allied flags lined […]

Pointe Du Hoc

Today, at Pointe De Hoc in Normandy made us realize what a true hero James Earl Rudder was and what he did in World War II was beyond courageous. “On June 6, 1944 he led the United States Army 2nd Ranger Battalion in the capture and neutralization of the German coastal battery at Pointe Du Hoc.” In order […]

Omaha Beach

  June 6th of 2014 marks the 70th anniversary of D-day. We drove to the region of Normandy in France where people honor this day and this time period of World War II beautifully. Here marks the Avenue De La Liberation where we started our journey in learning more about the history of the Allied […]