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Normandy


  • Type: Region of France

Normandy, an administrative region in northern France located on the English Channel, consists of five departments: Calvados, Eure, Manche, Orne and Seine-Maritime. - AsNotedIn


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PlaceTypeAsNotedInArea
PlaceTypeAsNotedInArea
Cherbourg City
D-Day Beaches Hike
Deauville Town
Honfleur Town
Le Havre City
Seine-Maritime
Mont-Saint-Michel
Omaha Beach D Day Monument Place
Pays d'Auge Region
Pointe du Hoc Site
Rouen Place
Utah Beach

Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1553/03/28 Norman squire and diarist, Gilles Picot, Lord de Gouberville, writes in his journal about distilling cider to make apple brandy. Calvados
1944/06/00 Eric Aldwinckle Painter Shortly after D-Day, Eric Aldwinckle is flown over the D-Day landing beaches, Normandy Invasion Pattern, Normandy D Day

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FoodTypeDescription
FoodTypeDescription
Andouille de Vire Meat Andouille de Vire was created in the city of Vire located in Lower Normandy.
Calvados Calvados is an apple brandy from Normandy, France
DOM Benedictine Alcohol



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Locale type Region of France



Vicinage »

VicinageTypeAsNotedIn
Seine-Maritime Department of France

Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
A Woman's Life (Maupassant novella) Novella Guy de Maupassant "A Woman's Life" begins at young Jeanne last day at convent school in 1819.
Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944 - May 7, 1945 Book
Stephen E Ambrose Setting
Daybreak Film Marcel Carne Daybreak is set in Normandy, France
Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies Verfabula Ben Macintyre Setting
James Pethel (Short Story) Short Story
Max Beerbohm
Pierre et Jean Mezzobula Guy de Maupassant Pierre et Jean is set in Le Havre in the 1880s and is notable for its evocation of the Normandy coastline captured by the Impressionists.
Story of Women Film Claude Chabrol "Story of Women" is based on Marie-Louise Giraud
The Lord of Chateau Noir (Short Story) Short Story Arthur Conan Doyle It was a cold December night when Captain Baumgarten marched out of Les Andelys with his twenty Poseners, and took the main road to the north west. Les Andelys is in the Eure department in Normandy.
The Murder on the Links (book) Novel
Agatha Christie "The Murder on the Link" is set in fictional Merlinville-sur-Mer on the northern coast of France

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