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In memory of 6th June 1944

The landing on 6th June 1944


Carentan was the theatre of some of the first battles involving the American 101st Airborne Division, who landed nearby: landing in Utah Beach (12 km ) and airdrops in Ste Mère Eglise ( 15km) and Carentan.

Many sites and places of interest deal with this decisive episode of the Second World War, giving you a chance to “relive” the terrible hours of the liberation.

Learn everything about the Normandy Battle by visiting all these educative and emotional places.
Every year, Carentan and many associations recreate some moments of the D-Day to commemorate those who died in the war.

Dead’s Man  Corner
Tank Museum

Utah Beach ( Ste Marie du Mont)

  • Airborne Museum ( Ste Mère Eglise)
  • American Cemetry (Colleville sur Mer)
  • Pointe du Hoc
  • German Cemetery (La Cambe)   

In June, there are many happenings about the Liberation :

  • Commemorations
  • Liberty March
  • Airdrops
  • Reconstructions

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