Tag Archives: Normandy landings


CALVADOS The Département du Calvados (14) is in northwestern France, bordering on the Baie de la Seine, and taking its name from a reef off the coast, a unique source for a departmental name.   It was formed out of the … Continue reading

Posted in France | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment


BESSIN Coastal pays in Lower Normandy, around the city of Bayeux, the seat of a Bishop in the province of Rouen.   Scene of most of the Normandy landings in 1944.

Posted in France, Germany, United Kingdom | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment