The American of Colleville-sur-mer cemetery overlooking the beach ofOmaha Beachwhere on 6 June 1944 the American troops besieged the French beaches The corpes of 9,387 people are buried, including 302 unknown men and four women, all with a cross trounee to the USA. The buried soldiers are those who participated in the Normandy landings or who was killed in the following weeks when the Battle of Normandy. It must also add 14 000 bodies were repatriated in the United States respond to requests from the families.
The importance of the cemetery and the symbol it represents, all presidents since Jimmy Carter already attended to pay tribute to the soldiers killed in the liberation of Europe.
This place is certainly one of the most poignant, if not more, to visit Normandy in one trip.