Normandy, France: Juno Beach – by Clay

While in Normandy, France we had the chance to visit one of the beaches that were so prominent in WWII – codenamed Omaha, Utah, Gold, Juno, and Sword. Being Canadians we chose Juno Beach. We learned more about Canadian troop involvement in the war and how the Allied Forces co-ordinated to fight against Hitler’s grab for world domination. The experience was very interesting and sobering at the same time.

01 Juno centre

01b plaque

02 bunker

03 bunker entrance

04 inside bunker

05 inside bunker 2

06 exit

07 tunnel

08 turret

09 escape hole

10 lookout

11 gun1

12 gun2

13 boys jeep

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