Tag: History

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By Destination, Europe

Normandy WWII Sites

During the early hours of June 6, 1944, the Normandy Invasion, also referred to as D-Day, launched with the simultaneous landing of British, Canadian and US forces on the beaches of Normandy, France. The invasion (which saw 156, 000 troops storm the German-defended beaches) was one of the largest amphibious […]

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By Destination, Europe

8 European Castles You Need to Visit!

A proper visit to Europe should be filled with decadent pastries, priceless works of art and enough history for you to write your own rendition. But to truly slip back into the glamour of old-world Europe, a visit to a castle dripping in heavy damask fabrics and gold filigree is […]