Pegasus Bridge, Normandy Landings

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Imperial War Museums
published on 21 May 2024
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A photograph of Pegasus Bridge on the Caen Canal after its capture on D-Day 6 June 1944 by British paratroopers. Control of the bridge was vital to the eastern flank of the Allied Normandy Landings, preventing German panzer divisions from attacking the beachheads and allowing an exit to open country for the landed troops. (Imperial War Museums)

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