Bayeux Cathedral was consecrated
in 1077 AD in the presence of
William the Conqueror.
Medieval shop decorated with
wood carvings.
Inside the Cathedral, it was
rebuilt in the 13th century
after a fire in 1105 AD.
Paintings in the crypt of the
Cathedral date from the
original construction.
The Crypt of Bayeux Cathedral
lit by my flash.
A painting of the murder of
Thomas Becket in 1170 AD.
Another view of the nave of the
Cathedral.
A mill along the Aure River. Bayeux
was not held by the Germans so it
escaped damage in WWII.
The Museum that holds the Bayeux
Tapestry. No photos were allowed
but I did spend an hour looking at it..
Old buildings alongside the
Aure River.
Restored Bayeux Cathedral. The
dome was added in the 19th
Century.
Businesses and shops in
downtown Bayeux undamaged
by the war.
A Jagdpanzer 38(t) "Hetzer"
tank destroyer armed with a
75mm gun.
The standard Allied tank in
Normany, the M4 Sherman with
75mm gun.
Another view of the Sherman
tank at the Bayeux War museum.
All of these tanks were outside the
"Musee Memorial 1944 Bataille de
Normandie" a great museum.
An M10 tank destroyer mounting
a 76.2mm gun in an
open-topped turret.
A Churchill "Crocodile" with
75mm gun.
Commonwealth graves in the
Bayeux War Cemetery.
A wide angle shot showing the "Sword of Sacrifice" monument and many of the 4868 graves in the
Bayeux War Cemetery. It is the largest of 18 Commonwealth cemeteries in Normandy.
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The facade of Bayeux
Cathedral.
The gate to a Manor house in
downtown Bayeux.
The Churchill "Crocodile" variant
replaced the bow machine gun
with a flame thrower.
The entrance to the Bayeux War
Cemetery.
Cathedral of Notre Dame Bayeux
Undamaged Bayeux
Cathedral Nave
Crypt
Crypt
Becket loses a hand
Cathedral
Cathedral facade
Manor
Mill
Bayeux Tapastry
Aure River
Cathedral
Shops
Hetzer
Sherman
Sherman
Best Museum in Normandy
M10
Crocodile
Crocodile
Cemetery
Cemetery
World War II Dead