Pegasus Bridge, Ranville

Renamed in 1944, the name of Pegasus Bridge honors British airborne forces who wore a shoulder emblem of a flying Pegasus during the D-Day invasions. You can view the original bridge, built in 1934, in the park grounds of the Pegasus Museum. Some people call this the "Bridge of the Longest Day," due to its capture by British forces during their most famous mission. Start your trip to Ranville by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • We decided to drive to Pegasus Bridge on our way back to Dinan and were not disappointed. It was very nostalgic and they still have the original cafe there that has all memorabilia to look at . There ...  more »
  • The Pegasus Bridge was a crucial bridge for the Allies to capture and prevent the Germans from destroying it. On the 6th of June 1944, the bridge on the Caen canal in Normandy was so vital British and...  more »
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