Omaha Beach and Utah Beach are allied code names for two of the five (Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword) landing zones for the invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944.These beaches are branded by the invasion and around these historic sites can be found on the decisive phase of the war that began on the Normandy coast. Abundant information
A visit to Utah and Omaha Beach, which are easily reached from Chez la Fontaine, can not be missed. Around this invasion beaches are several cemeteries and find related museums. Below is a selection from the wide range.
Just past the Bois Maisonettes is the largest cemetery of the American invasion forces. From Chez la Fontaine is the car for about half an hour away.
The Airborne Museum in Sainte-Mère-Église
The Airborne Museum is one of the most famous museums invasion of Normandy. The museum was founded to commemorate the American paratroopers of the 82nd and 101st air divisions were unleashed on the night of 5 to 6 June 1944 over Sainte-Mère-Église.
Musee-Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie According to many, the best museum that deals with the invasion of Normandy. It is in any case one of the biggest. In addition to the museum is also a large English cemetery to visit.