Tag Archives: 50th Division

Normandy 2018 Day 4 – Tilly book fair, Hottot and photo tour

Day 4 – Sunday 3rd June Tilly sur Seulles Salon du Livre We tried to be up early for breakfast as we were aiming to be at the “Tilly Book Fair” run at the museum by our friend Stéphane Jacquet from the start; unfortunately, Glyn’s alarm clock was still set to UK time so whilst […]

Normandy 2016 Day 12 – Following 50th TT Division

Day 12 – Tuesday 7th June The benefits of local B&Bs Breakfast was awesome! In 2014 we couldn’t find many hotels in Normandy that weren’t already full (or charging the earth) as it was the 70th Anniversary of D Day & so we were forced to use B&B’s, Farmhouses (on a couple of occasions, Chateaux) […]

Normandy June 2015 – Day#05 – Thursday 4th June – part2

On the Invasion Beaches SWORD Beach Our first stop was SWORD beach – near the port of Ouistreham – which was almost empty… on our way back to the car, we passed a relic of the Atlantic Wall – the German shore defences – either a machine gun or observation post with a view along […]