Blosville Cemetery - 6.000 Soldiers 1944-48
Photo # 1. a famous photo of D-Day shows the circling gliders preparing to land in the field below already occupied by several other gliders. This field was chosen for the first burials of D-Day as Sgt. Elbert Legg of the quartermaster graves registration landed here by glider.
Photo # 2. The burial field monument with Col. Legg (rtd) stood by it 2004 possibly.
photo # 3 a ground photo of the dead being processed for burial, over the rear of the photograph note the farm buildings.
Photo # 4 a comparison shot of the field today, again with the same farm buildings seen at the rear of the photograph. The 6.000 grave occupants were either repatriated or re-buried at the Omaha cemetery, Colleville sur Mer in 1948.
photo # 5. A 1946 photograph showing a small section of the 6.000 graves in this one cemetery.