Pegasus Bridge, Ranville

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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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  • The replacement bridge, wow what an area of history, had to go and watch the longest day film again. Lucky to be there when the bridge opened too.Very well laid out memorial to the brave few.  more »
  • This was somewhere I had wanted to visit as the Oxs & Bucks Light Infantry secured it on D-Day and I served in a descendent Regiment, The Royal Green Jackets. Its a busy road over the Bridge but I...  more »

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