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Landscapes shaped by war
Above each of the Normandy Landing beaches of June 6, 1944, the landscapes have been deeply tortured and dug with shell holes. Some 10,395 tons of bombs were dropped by the Allies that day on the beaches, cliffs, marshes, and bocages. Numerous Norman villages were completely destroyed. All along the coast of Normandy, some places still bear the scars and the bombings and can be visited.
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