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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Calvados

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Historical Places in Calvados

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    American Cemetery & Memorial , Colleville-sur-Mer
    American Cemetery & Memorial honors American soldiers who died in Europe during World War II. Most of the 9,387 graves contain the remains of
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    Pointe du Hoc , Cricqueville-en-Bessin
    Pointe du Hoc, a rocky headland towering over the beach, has become a symbol of the courage of U.S. troops. Here, Germans had placed bunkers
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    Omaha Beach , Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
    Overlooked by bluffs which rise to 46 m (150 ft) and command the beaches, Omaha Beach possesses naturally strong defensive positions. During
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    The largest World War II cemetery of French commonwealth and English soldiers in France, Bayeux War Cemetery has more than 4,000 graves, most
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    the largest church made out of wood in France, Saint Catherine's Church is dedicated to Saint Catherine of Alexandria. A wooden sculpture sho
    Tours from $75
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