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A Haunting Reminder

Driving past and had to stop just to check out the huge banners ! I think they are leftovers from... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Sydney, Australia
Not a lot of on-site information available about the Church

We visited the Church as you pass it on the way to the American Cemetery. Other than a "banner... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
Rohrersville, Maryland
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

John Steel was a US paratrooper who during the D Day invasion landed on the church steeple his rigging got caught he was shot in the foot so played dead for a while before the Germans took him prisoner he later escaped and joined his...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

The church was like many in the area however its role in the D-Day invasion is a fantastic story. The little square is absolutely fantastic. We walked the little village and stopped in a local bakery and sampled the bread and pastries. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

This church is located just up the road from the Big Red One museum. There is a small turnout across from the church in which to park. There is a banner out front that shows what this church endured during the war. We were unable...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

The Eglise Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption is a classic French cathedral in a place surrounded by amazing WWII history. Must see!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Alan P
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Driving past and had to stop just to check out the huge banners ! I think they are leftovers from the 70th Celebrations (2014) but the Church itself is worth a quick look over ! Amazing to see the damage it suffered during the landings...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We visited the Church as you pass it on the way to the American Cemetery. Other than a "banner" with a description of the Church you will have to do on-line research to get a full understanding of its history and how it suffered during...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

The church wasn't on our itinerary, but driving past it we just had to stop. A large photo outside the church shows the damage to the church caused by the fighting on D-Day and the rebuilt church demonstrates the resilience and faith of people.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

We passed this lovely church on the drive along the coast from the American Cemetery to Arromanches. There are signs outside the church discussing it's role in the D-day invasion, but gates prevented us from entering the church yard. The road is narrow so we...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank susanu
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This church is on Route 514 in the area that the 1st Infantry division operated in after landing on Omaha beach on D-Day. There are a few signs that tell about the operations of the 1st Infantry division after landing. The church was locked &...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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