My husband served with the Big Red One and is familiar with the events of the battle, so this Memorial was a good place for us to ponder and let soak in what happened here. Taking a moment to reflect on the Battle of Normandy I found this neat infographic by Gabriela Munoz to share with you. The battle of normandy Create your own infographics Jessica Talarico gives us something to think about with the 10 things You Need to Know about D-Day. …and History.com breaks it down with D-Day by the Numbers.
The general idea is that Normandy would make a great day trip. Especially if you grew up in a military community, served your country, or have someone in your family who has served. You might think of Normandy and the D-Day landings as a couple of battles on a beach. It was more than a bloody battle in the sand and because sometimes the words to describe it fail, it is best to see it for yourself. With that in mind there are several reasons your trip to Normandy should be more than a day trip. It is a place to take time to remember the lives given. It is a place where you can understand the cost…