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    Peace Day Normandy Installation. 9000 amazing silhouettes made on the D-Day beaches to commemorate the fallen soldiers.

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    Peace Day Normandy Installation. 9000 silhouettes made on the D-Day beaches to commemorate the fallen soldiers. History nerd alert, I love history thanks to @Kathy Chan Chan Day

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The Fallen. A D-Day Tribute in Arromanches, France for those who died in Operation Neptune, June 6, 1945. Nine thousand silhouettes in the sand.

9,000 Fallen Soldiers Etched into the Sand on Normandy Beach to Commemorate Peace Day WWII war sand Normandy installation.

The WWII Fallen at Normandy. In Sept 2013, two British artists, with the help of citizens from Arromanches, France drew the silhouettes of 9,000 fallen soldiers in the sand on the beach at Normandy. It took 200 volunteers and two years of planning. The event marked the International Day of Peace and the ghostly outlines remained on the sand until washed away by the tide. Hero. Heroes.

A hero rests. A makeshift memorial to a fallen soldier. Normandy, 1944.

Returning to Nomandy.

German soldiers( paratroopers or Waffen SS) obverving enemy .(Normandy 1944)

Normandy Bunker.. This is what our American boys had to deal with on D-day... never forget.

*Forgotten photo...a day at the beach. Love how the adults wore their best clothes to the beach ...even the shoes

U.S. soldier looks back at the beach after landing, Colleville sur Mer, Normandy, June 6 1944