Our D-Day Battlefield Explorer is the perfect companion to guide you around the battlefield sites associated with the D-Day Landings that took place on the Calvados Coast of Normandy, France on 6th June 1944.
It covers the actions of D-Day, 6th June 1944 when the Allied 21st Army Group came ashore to begin the Liberation of Occupied Europe from under the yoke of Hitler's Nazi Germany. It guides you around the main locations pertinent to the battle using gps coordinates and contains a narrative for each site that tells the story of the momentous events that took place. Where pertinent soldier's stories have been included to help bring your visit to life.
There are 30 locations to visit and they are best visited in the order listed, but can be visited in an adhoc manner if so desired. The sites included in this app are:
1 - Sainte-Mere-Eglise
2 - La Fiere
3 - Chef-du-Pont
4 - Heisville - the General Pratt Memorial
5 - General Maxwell Taylor's Headquarters
6 - Brecourt Battery
7 - UTAH Beach, La Madeleine
8 - La Cambe German Cemetery
9 - Pointe-du-Hoc
10 - Saint Laurent-sur-Mer
11 - Vierville-sur-Mer
12 - OMAHA Beach and the Bluffs
13 - Colleville-sur-Mer
14 - Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
15 - Longues-sur-Mer Battery
16 - Arromanches-les-Bains
17 - GOLD Beach at Le Hamel
18 - Mont Fleury Battery
19 - Crepon
20 - Ver-sur-Mer
21 - Graye-sur-Mer
22 - Courseulles-sur-Mer
23 - Bernieres-sur-Mer
24 - Saint Aubin-sur-Mer
25 - Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery
26 - Lion-sur-Mer
27 - SWORD Beach at La Breche
28 - The Field Marshal Montgomery Memorial
29 - SWORD Beach at Ouistreham
30 - Pegasus Bridge at Benouville
The time taken to complete the tour is dependent upon the user, but generally three-days should be sufficient to allow time to explore each location and visit the recommended museums.
We hope that you find it useful and that it gives you an overall appreciation of the events that took place. Your comments are appreciated, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our D-Day Explorer App is a fully functional downloaded app, so network connectivity is not a problem and the app will work anywhere so long as you have sufficient power in your battery.
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.