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Omaha Beach
Omaha Beach
The first American battalions to land on Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944, had to scale a 30-meter (100-foot) chalk cliff in order to seize the German artillery batteries firing on the soldiers below. Remnants of the German defenses are a sobering reminder of the Americans' valor. The museum recalls the German occupation leading up to D-Day with an exhibition of weapons, uniforms and military vehicles. The 9,387 marble crosses of the American Cemetery overlook the beach.
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