Places That Should Be World Heritage Sites

By Hadley Keller - 2014-07-10T18:31:06Z

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D-Day Beaches at Normandy

Normandy, France

On the 70th Anniversary of the Allied Forces’ Normandy landings, the Boy Scouts of America started a petition to add these historically significant sites to UNESCO’s list. While the shores of Omaha, Utah, Gold, Juno and Sword beaches are still accessible today, many fear that potential development in the area might threaten future generations from visiting and acknowledging the 24,000 soldiers who fought there.

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