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Danish seafarers

We’ve just been at the Overlord museum, where it said that the invasion of Denmark only took six... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
EmmaG3404
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Thank you Danmark for your support during WWII

This was really nice to see, as i mostly remember the contributions of the Americans, Canadians... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Steve S
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D-913 at la Petite Crique | Longitude: -1. 19625 , Latitude: 49. 403056, Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We’ve just been at the Overlord museum, where it said that the invasion of Denmark only took six hours before they (we) surrendered. That was a sting in the danish pride, so we were happy to see this memorial on our way to Utah Beach!...More

Thank EmmaG3404
Reviewed 14 August 2018

A memorial over the Danish seamen that participated in the Normandy invasion. As small in relative numbers it was, it should not be forgotten and those who participated deserves to be recognised and remembered. On the way to Utah beach so well worth a few...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

This was really nice to see, as i mostly remember the contributions of the Americans, Canadians, and British. However, the Danes also played a role in the Normandy campaign. It's glad that they are remembered too.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Took me by surprise. Learned much about this little known fact. Another reason Denmark is such an allies.

Thank DKmike57
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Tucked away at the side of the road on the way to utah beach sits this unheralded monument. We stopped to find out what it was about. Another example of the sacrifices that were given during operation overlord

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Another memorial to D-Day, the episodes commemorated being more important than the quality of the memorial. Worth parking next to for 5 minutes or so.

Thank RobertFGCarter
Reviewed 13 August 2017

i never knew so many danish people were involved in the d day campaign, a facinating memorial. a recomended stop on your way to Utah.

Thank crashman492
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Despite the fact that Denmark was occupied by the Germans, Danish seaman continued to serve with Allied ships and merchant ships. They are men who were out at sea when their country surrendered. There were over 800 who participated in the naval aspect of D-Day.

Thank MWK51
Reviewed 14 July 2017

When visiting Utah Beach, you pass this small memorial which you should not just drive by. It's the only Danish memorial and a stopover ov five minutes will do. There is plenty of parking space.

Thank SaltyJoe71
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

A well made memorial near Utah beach, worth a photo break and to read the information provided. Parking available.

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