The American Cemetery overlooking Omaha Beach

9,380 graves of United States Soldiers who died in the invasion of Normandy are located at the American Cemetery overlooking Omaha Beach.

Some of the scenes in the video below are photos of temporary grave sites at various locations before the bodies were brought to the American Cemetery.

Graves of the fallen are seen with Omaha Beach in the background at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, on September 27, 2013, at Colleville-sur-Mer, France. (Photo by Warrick Page – American Battle Monuments Commission)

See link below for information/videos from American Battle Monuments Commission:


 We thank those who sacrificed their lives, so that we could live ours!



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