American Airborne Museum

Carentan
Normandy
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Museums

Opened in 1964, the American Airborne Museum, the Musée Airborne, tells the story of the American paratroopers of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions who took part in the night raids on the eve of the D-Day landings. The museum is home to an original Waco glider and the Douglas C-47 plane Argonia, which took part in dropping the paratroopers and towing gliders on that fateful night. These are held in specially constructed buildings with a new extension filled with a variety of artefacts from D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. There are many mannequins dressed in uniform and several military vehicles as well as exhibitions showcasing documents, weapons and photographs, and you can also watch the original film, 'Battle for Liberty'.

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Brittany Ferries holidays include return ferry travel with your car so you can explore at your own pace. What's more, you can pack everything you need to make the most of your time away - from bikes to surfboards and even the family pet.