Born of the Liberty Road - Kilometer 00

The Liberty Highway has two paths, one to Bastogne, the other via Reims, Verdun, Metz to Strasbourg. This one follows the route to Strassbourg.

There is a lot of confusion about where exactly the Kilometer 0 pole is located. For example, there is also " Liberty Highway - Kilometer 00 , which is placed at Utah beach.
Geographically, the place at Utah beach is the actual location where the Americans went on the beaches of France. Chronologically speaking, Sainte-Mère-Eglise was liberated earlier than Utah beach by the U.S. paratroopers.

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  • Text: Ewoud van Eig
  • Photos: Ewoud van Eig

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