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THINK NOT ONLY UPON THEIR PASSING
REMEMBER THE GLORY OF THEIR SPIRIT

That text you can read on the monument at the American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer near Omaha Beach (France).

Over 65 years later we have to conclude that mankind has learned nothing from this……

168 views on 25-03-2011

Camera Maker=NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model=NIKON D80
Lens=Nikkor 18-135mm
Exposure Time=1/200 sec
F-Number=F8,0
ExposureProgram=Shutter priority
ISO=100
Date Time Original=2009:09:14 17:32:27
Metering Mode=MultiSegment
Focal Length=24,00 mm
User Comment=©ADRI PADMOS
ExposureMode=Auto
WhiteBalance=Auto

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france, american cemetery, d day, omaha beach, colleville sur mer

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Comments

  • gdanen
    gdanenalmost 5 years ago

    Isn’t is said that such a high price is paid, and wars continue…

  • You’re right Gerry; thanks!

    – Adri Padmos

  • Jan Fijolek
    Jan Fijolekalmost 5 years ago

    Love simplicity and suitable b&w!

  • Thanks for this support Jan!

    – Adri Padmos

  • BCImages
    BCImagesalmost 5 years ago

    great moving image

  • Many thanks Steve!

    – Adri Padmos

  • John44
    John44almost 5 years ago

    Sad.. but good you posted this Adri !
    We shall not forget those who sat us free.
    Compliments
    John

  • Thanks for your support John.
    Als je daar tussen die duizenden kruisen loopt word je wel heel erg stil……
    Groet,
    Adri

    – Adri Padmos

  • JayneLogan
    JayneLoganalmost 5 years ago

    amen. bless them all. very moving and superb image Adri

  • Many thanks for your moving comment, dear Jayne!

    – Adri Padmos

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2over 3 years ago

  • Thanks so much for this wonderful message!

    – Adri Padmos

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 3 years ago

    Congratulations on your wonderful feature, great WORK and well earned.

  • Thank you friendly, Andrea.

    – Adri Padmos

  • Monica M. Scanlan
    Monica M. Scanlanover 3 years ago

  • Johan  Nijenhuis
    Johan Nijenhuisover 3 years ago

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