On June 6, 1944, 150,000 American, Canadian and British troops landed in rough seas along a sixty-mile series of flat sandy beaches on the French coast at Normandy. The liberation of France and Western Europe was underway. They fought their way up sloping white sand dunes, towering cliffs, and through small seaside villages until, after two month’s bitter fighting, they broke out of Normandy. Rampaging across France and Belgium, they only slowed once they hit the Netherlands, Luxembourg and the German border.
A cottage industry of more than 25 World War Two museums has sprung up across Normandy, with a number of them dedicated to the US forces. Here are the must-see museums about the US forces for Americans to visit...(see more at: http://europeupclose.com/