Categories: Military Museums, History Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 420 reviews on the web
At the point where the 101st Airborne Division encountered the Green Devils, otherwise known as the German paratroopers, CENTRE HISTORIQUE DES PARACHUTISTES DU JOUR-J provides insight into the Battle of Carentan. The battle occurred between June 10 and 15, 1944, on this site, which has remained largely intact. Plan to see CENTRE HISTORIQUE DES PARACHUTISTES DU JOUR-J and other attractions that appeal to you using our Saint-Come-du-Mont family vacation planner.
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  • Lost for words, this is a must see, it tells a story but in such a different manner. I would highly recommend this museum, its alive, its relevant and it offers a glimpse at the lives of those who cam...  read more »
  • If there is a Museum in Normandy, it belongs here. The reconstitution of the C 47 flight is breathtaking. The richness of the collection. One word to say: BRAVO!
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  • Was here last month, and although I did not know what to expect. This place is great. The hairs on my neck stood up. If you come to Normandy, this place should be part of you itinerary as a must see a...  read more »
  • Small museum on an authentic location, known as "Dead Man's corner", focussing on day-landing troops. Large room-full displays of German paratroopers during the battle and large collection of wartime stories from both sides with fitting artefacts. Slightly oversized giftshop for "collectionneurs". Nonetheless worth a visit when visiting the Normandy-Carentan area.
  • An excellent collection of high quality original artefacts superbly displayed. Also backed up by the very good C-47 simulator which our little Anglo American group from Toccoa GA enjoyed enormously. Tim Green Trustee Kennet Valley At War Trust Museum Littlecote House England 506th PIR HQ
  • I have been to this museum quite a few times and found it really interesting,last week I went again and was totally blown away by the experience,the simulated flight in the c47was brilliant the story of Lt Col Wollerton was very moving as he did not make it ,well done a story well told.
  • A must do for anyone who is interested in WW2 history, especially those interested in the Airborne. The simulator is a must and the museum is just as great!
  • Astounding collection of material. The section "My owner was ..." is unique.
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