OUAA Grizzly Getaways Travel Normandy, 70th Anniversary
5/12/2014, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
your suitcase and your love for learning when you travel with Oakland
University Grizzly Getaway Alumni Travel. Choose from extraordinary
places to explore and immerse yourself in the history, art, culture and
cuisine in faraway corners of the globe. You’ll be in good company when sharing your travel experience with fellow OU alumni with a mutual interest in discovery and adventure.
June 6, 1944, a heroic formation of Allied troops achieved the largest
coordinated military invasion in history on the beaches of Normandy,
triggering the beginning of the end of World War II. Walk through
history on this exclusive journey through Normandy, featuring two full
days of exploration that highlight this important victory during the
70th anniversary of D-Day. From your base in the charming town of
Honfleur, journey to the D-Day landing beaches, including poignant Omaha
Beach, led by a historian who will discuss D-Day's events. Visit the
American Military Cemetery, the Peace Memorial at Caen and the commune
of Sainte Mère Église, one of the first towns liberated on D-Day.
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Rochester MI, 48309