For the 75th D-DAY Anniversary, UNIVEM organizes a US camps in collaboration with the town of Vierville-sur-Mer. Animations and commemorations are foreseen: heavy vehicles exhibition, convoys across Normandy, rides in Jeep, Dodge GMC, Half-Track, Sherman,… 

June 6th: don’t miss out! Big parade of military vehicles, boulevard de Cauvigny in Vierville-sur-Mer!

 

PRACTICAL INFORMATION: 

DOG GREEN CAMP
1, route de Grandcamp
14710 Vierville-sur-Mer
49°22’27.7”N / 0°54’19.5”W

The camp is open to the public from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

 

PROGRAM: 

May 31
Camp opened DOG GREEN.

June 1st and 2nd
Free week-end, public visiting the camp.

June 3
9:00 am: Departure of the convoy BLUE “29th US Division” Circuit.
9.30 am convoy YELLOW “29th US Division” Circuit.

Stages: Pointe du Hoc > Cimetière de la Cambe > Pause déjeuner au château de Colombière > Musée Mémorial d’Omaha Beach > Monument Signal >Passerelles

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm: back to the camp.

June 5
9:00 am: departure of the convoy BLUE: Circuit “Our British Friends.”
9:30 am: the convoy YELLOW Circuit “Our British Friends.”

Stages: Overlord Museum > Cinéma 360°Arromanches > Batterie de Longues-sur-Mer > Pause déjeuner sur la plage > Cimetière Américain de Colleville-sur-Mer > Monument Signal > Passerelles

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm: back to the camp

June 6
6:00 am: pre-positionning of the vehicles participating to the défilé.
6:30 am: great human chain on Omaha Beach.
7:30 am: wreath laying ceremony at 29th US Division and National Guard Monuments.
10:00 am – 11:30 am: military défilé of vehicles on the Omaha Front Beach
12:00 am – 2:00 pm: visit of a veteran and his family on the camp. Musical accompaniment by “The History Swingers”.
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm: parade U.S. band.
8:30 pm: concert by “The History Swingers” at he Casino.

June 7
10:00 am: ceremony at the 29th US Division stone.
Hovering of the US Air Force.
Evening: BBQ on the camp.

June 8
TBC: wreath laying ceremony at 1st American Cemetery.
10:00 am: défilé of 10 camp vehicles (Univem and others).

June 9
Free day.

June 10
End of the camp

 

Contact and information: Dday2019.Univem@gmail.com