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Horsa Bridge Memorial Ranville

Détails

  • Nom
    Horsa Bridge Memorial Ranville
  • Lieu
    RANVILLE
  • Contribution
    Sandrine LR
  • ID
    1429

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Horsa Bridge Memorial Ranville
Horsa Bridge Memorial Ranville
Mémorial rendant hommage à la prise du pont de Ranville

HORSA BRIDGE
SOON AFTER MIDNIGHT ON 5/6 JUNE 1944 A HORSA GLIDER FLOWN BY S/SGTSR.A. HOWARD AND FW BAACKE GLIDER PILOT REGIMENT LANDED NORTH WEST OF THIS BRIDGE WITH A PLATOON OF OXF & BUCKS LIGHT INFANTRY LED BY Lt J. BENCE THEY CAPTURED THE BRIDGE. A SECOND PLATOON UNDER Lt H.J. SWEENEY LANDED NEAR BY PILOTED BY S/SGTS S. PEARSON AND L. GUTHRIE AND REINFORCED THEM.
 
Horsa Bridge Memorial Ranville
Horsa Bridge Memorial Ranville.
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Horsa Bridge Memorial Ranville