This photo shows the congestion on Omaha Beach, Normandy, France, 1944. (Robert Capa) - Programme des commémorations 2014 en Normandie : http://www.dday-overlord.com/commemorations_normandie_2014.htm Normandy landings - 2014 commemorations program: http://www.dday-overlord.com/eng/commemorations_normandy_2014_program.htm
D-Day: The Normandy Invasion. Soldiers of the 16th Infantry Regiment, wounded while storming Omaha Beach, wait by the chalk cliffs for evacuation to a field hospital for treatment, D-Day, June 6, 1944. www.army.mil/d-day
9,000 Fallen Soldiers Etched into the Sand on Normandy Beach to Commemorate Peace Day This past weekend British artists Jamie Wardley and Andy Moss accompanied by numerous volunteers, took to the beaches of Normandy with rakes and stencils in hand to etch 9,000 silhouettes representing fallen people into the sand. Titled The Fallen 9000, the piece is meant as a stark visual reminder of the civillians, Germans and allied forces who died during the D-Day beach landings at Arromanches on…
January 27th, hundreds of metal shoes are placed on the banks of the River Danube in Hungary to mark the slaughter of hundreds of Jewish people who were ordered to place their shoes on the bank before being shot and pushed in the river by Hungarian militamen. A terrible and poignant reminder of the atrocities committed in WW2.