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Memorial de Caen is an imaginative museum erected in 1988 in the north side of the city, It serves as a powerful reminder of the precious and precarious nature of peace and is without a doubt the best of Normandy's many WWII museums. Read more...
The museum houses Bayeux Tapestry, a 50 cm by 70 m (20 in by 230 ft) long embroidered cloth which depicts the events leading up to, as well as, the Norman invasion of England in 1066. Read more...
On June 6,1944, over 156,000 troops crossed the English Channel from the United Kingdom to the beaches of Normandy, marking the beginning of the end of Nazi Europe. Read more...