Atlantic Wall Bunker in Normandy Returned to its Original State

Atlantic Wall Bunker in Normandy Returned to its Original State

During the Second World War in Normandy and especially in the run up to D-Day the German fortifications that made up the Atlantic Wall were camouflaged with paintings to make them look like ordinary buildings. These concrete … [Read more...]

New Bell for Bayeux Catherdral will Mark D-Day Anniversary Next Year

New Bell for Bayeux Catherdral will Mark D-Day Anniversary Next Year

One of France’s few remaining bell foundries in the Normandy town of Villedieu-les-Poeles is to make a new bell for Bayeux Cathedral to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. The Cornille-Havard bell foundry has cemented its … [Read more...]