July 26, 2016

Above: Recreation of a bombed out restaurant in Caen during the Allied landing.

Below: Pictures 1 to 4 show the massive statue recreating the famous Alfred Eisenstaedt photo of a soldier in New York's Times
Square after the Japanese surrender, grabbing a woman and giving her a kiss, plus two different points of view on the statue's merit.

Pictures 5 and 6 show entering the museum and the elevator tower at the rear of the museum.
Picture 7 shows how much of Europe Germany had annexed or controlled in 1944.
Picture 8 illustrates the German response on D-Day, June 6th, 1944.
Picture 10 discusses the building of the Atlantic Wall, built by the German army to defend against any invasion along the French coast.
Picture 11 shows shipbuilding in Great Britain prior to D-Day.
Picture 12 shows the D-Day landing at Juno Beach by the Canadian army.
Picture 13 highlights the story of a Korean soldier captured and his roundabout journey to fighting for the Germans.
Picture 14 explains why the Allies bombed the crap out of small towns in Northern France, killing many people they were trying to liberate.
Picture 15 discusses the collapse of the German armies across France and Belgium.

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