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It was a moving experience to be able to walk along the beach that so many of our brave heroes... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2018
Southington, Connecticut
Our trip to France

For us to have walked on the ground that our soldiers fought and see the bunkers. It will be... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

During walking in Omaha beach where the combatant fought and visiting the Germans' bunkers you see the sculpture 'Les Braves', made by the artists Anilore Banon - Located in the sand on the beach. A very modern piece (3 ideas to comprise his work, Wings...More

Thank Doron N
Reviewed October 17, 2018

It was a moving experience to be able to walk along the beach that so many of our brave heroes fought on or lost their lives on. A once in a lifetime experience.

Thank RustyHaigh12
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

I failed to understand the meaning of this piece. I did not make a connection to what the artist was trying to say and what occurred on this beach. We drove by it as we toured Omaha Beach and got out to take a look,...More

Thank Majulamb
Reviewed August 28, 2018

For us to have walked on the ground that our soldiers fought and see the bunkers. It will be something we will never forget.

Reviewed August 19, 2018

This monument is so simple but the words are compelling. You cannot fail but to be moved by what it stands for and the freedom you have because of what it stands for.

Thank Mike D
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Never seen something like this before! On sand! With breaking waves against it. Bizarre. But i really enjoyed seeing it, tourists and all....

Thank coconutugly
Reviewed July 25, 2018

If you’re at Omaha Beach, just check this place out regardless if you like art or not. I am not a fan of art but this art is dedicated to the brave men who fought for freedom. Read the description, reflect on the words and...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

As with much of art, especially modern art, interpretation and appreciation is a very personal thing. This relatively new sculpture, commissioned in 2004 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of D Day, was intended to only be temporary. People petitioned to make it permanent, however. It...More

Thank lobstaluva
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Personally, I would have preferred the beach to be left the way it was then, with no adoration. The shining metal blades emerging from the sands are, however, awe inspiring.

Thank UD K
Reviewed April 22, 2018

One of many monuments on Omaha beach dedicated to all allied troops who fought to liberate France. Visited in 9/2012

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