American Cemetery of Normandy

WW2 Cemeteries

Located on the coast, between Arromanches and Grandcamp Maisy, this vast 70 hectare site overlooks Omaha beach. It reunites the graves of 9,387 soldiers fallen in combat. The chapel, Memorial and the Walls of the Missing and garden complete the site. The Visitor Center pays homage to the courage and the skill that were required to conduct Operation Overlord and to ensure Europe's liberation, together with the utlimate sacrifice made by those who are laid to rest within this site. Visit lasts 1 hour 30 minutes.
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American Cemetery of Normandy

Omaha Beach


Phone : 02 31 51 62 00




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Average time45 minutes -
Further informationAccessible year round. -


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The site covers 70 ha overlooking Omaha Beach and is the final resting place for 9,386 soldiers fallen in battle. The chapel, memorial and garden of the missing complete the picture. The ‘Visitor Centre’ pays homage to the courage and ingenuity of those who made Operation Overlord and subsequent liberation of Europe a success as well as those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. The Caen Memorial (p.17), incoming agencies (p. 9) or regional guides (p. 6) all offer guided tours of the site.

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