Thursday, February 04, 2010

Restored Higgens boat lands at Omaha Beach 65 years later

On the 65th anniversary of D-Day, an authentic World War II-era Higgins Boat cruised off the coast of Normandy as the official commemorations were taking place at the American Cemetery of Omaha Beach. The craft was meticulously restored, over a dozen years, by Hugues Eliard, a Frenchman who found it rotting in the mud of a canal.

Full story here at No PasarĂ¡n

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