History was made at Normandy’s D-Day beaches. On the morning of June 6, 1944, tens of thousands of Allied soldiers stormed the beaches, code-named Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword. It was the largest amphibious operation in history. The Normandy landings and subsequent Battle of Normandy eventually helped free Europe from Nazi occupation. Visitors can retrace the fateful landings at the five D-day beaches, which are still referred to by their invasion code names.

History was made at Normandy’s D-Day beaches. On the morning of June 6, 1944, tens of thousands of Allied soldiers stormed the beaches, code-named Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword. It was the largest amphibious operation in history. The Normandy landings and subsequent Battle of Normandy eventually helped free Europe from Nazi occupation. Visitors can retrace the fateful landings at the five D-day beaches, which are still referred to by their invasion code names.

This tunnel is built into the mountain below the Eagle's Nest...at the end of the tunnel is an elevator that takes you up through the mountain right into Hitler's pad. eerie.

This tunnel is built into the mountain below the Eagle's Nest...at the end of the tunnel is an elevator that takes you up through the mountain right into Hitler's pad. eerie.

Here are some of the most popular decorative painting techniques, along with a quick guide and tips on using them on your own bedroom walls.

Here are some of the most popular decorative painting techniques, along with a quick guide and tips on using them on your own bedroom walls.

Neuschwanstein Castle in southern Germany. Best. Castle. Ever. Was also used as the areal shots of the castle in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!

Neuschwanstein Castle in southern Germany. Best. Castle. Ever. Was also used as the areal shots of the castle in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!

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