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Mont St-Michel In Normandy, France

During the feudal times, the society was very structured where everyone knew their place. Fishermen knew that they would always have to bend their knee for highborn ladies and gentlemen, while the latter considered themselves to be far too superior to even look at the common folk. Mont Saint-Michel is a living memorial of those times. Its structural composition clearly reflects the structure of feudal society: The monastery and abbey were built on the highest point; housing and stores were built some distance below; finally, fishermen’s and farmer’s houses were constructed, not even being within the city walls, making them the most vulnerable to the possible attack.
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03 Mar 2015 10:20:00


These photos have been taken in 2014 but they seem being taken in 1944. It is as if they had been discovered in an old attic, used and damaged...
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30 Jun 2014 10:13:00
Over 30 Douglas C-47 Skytrains (Dakotas) making final preparations for flight formation practice before the 75th D-Day Anniversary flight to Normandy in Duxford, England on June 4, 2019. (Photo by UK Air Force Images)

Over 30 Douglas C-47 Skytrains (Dakotas) making final preparations for flight formation practice before the 75th D-Day Anniversary flight to Normandy in Duxford, England on June 4, 2019. (Photo by UK Air Force Images)
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06 Jun 2019 00:05:00
Over 30 Douglas C-47 Skytrains (Dakotas) making final preparations for flight formation practice before the 75th D-Day Anniversary flight to Normandy in Duxford, England on June 4, 2019. (Photo by UK Air Force Images)

Over 30 Douglas C-47 Skytrains (Dakotas) making final preparations for flight formation practice before the 75th D-Day Anniversary flight to Normandy in Duxford, England on June 4, 2019. (Photo by UK Air Force Images)
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28 Jun 2019 00:01:00
D-Day memory lane

World War II veteran Jack W. Schlegel, 91 years-old, from Mount Tremper, New York, of the 508th Parachute Infantry Division of the 82nd Airborne who parachuted near Sainte-Mere-Eglise on June 6,1944, poses with American and French flags as he visits the American War cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, on the Normandy coast June 2, 2014. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
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04 Jun 2014 19:12:00
Festival volunteer Aisling Wilson jumps into the Jump Trump art installation created by artists Erik Kessels and Thomas Mailaender, which is on display at the Golden Thread Gallery in Belfast as part of the 2019 Belfast Photo Festival on June 6, 2019. The exhibition includes the Jump Trump installation on display for the first time in the UK and Ireland. (Photo by Justin Kernoghan/PA Images via Getty Images)

Festival volunteer Aisling Wilson jumps into the Jump Trump art installation created by artists Erik Kessels and Thomas Mailaender, which is on display at the Golden Thread Gallery in Belfast as part of the 2019 Belfast Photo Festival on June 6, 2019. The exhibition includes the Jump Trump installation on display for the first time in the UK and Ireland. (Photo by Justin Kernoghan/PA Images via Getty Images)
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08 Jun 2019 00:05:00
 World Leaders Gather For D-Day Tribute

Australian World War Two veterans place crosses and flags at graves before attending the French-British ceremony at the British War cemetery in Bayeux, June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Leon Neal/Pool
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06 Jun 2014 11:43:00
Members of an American landing party assist troops whose landing craft was sunk by enemy fire off Omaha beach, near Colleville sur Mer, France, June 6, 1944. REUTERS/Weintraub/US National Archives

Members of an American landing party assist troops whose landing craft was sunk by enemy fire off Omaha beach, near Colleville sur Mer, France, June 6, 1944. REUTERS/Weintraub/US National Archives
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09 Jun 2014 12:36:00