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There are 2048 burials at the Canadian War Cemetery in Beny-sur-Mer, the majority of them Canadian. And many of these Canadians were from the 3rd Canadian Division, who…

Lost Aviator

We were nearing the end of the tour, when the guide stopped walking. A few people opened umbrellas against the drizzling rain. The group gathered around her, leaning in to hear another story.

Commonwealth Graves

There are 4,648 soldiers buried in the Bayeux War Cemetery, the largest Commonwealth cemetery of the Second World War in France. There was little fighting in Bayeux, despite its strategic importance to the invasion of Normandy, so the burials come from fighting in surrounding regions.