Gold Beach

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Gold Beach was the central of the five Allied D-Day Normandy landings of 6 June 1944. Primarily British units, with massive naval and air support, were set the task of taking the beach, a feat achieved by the end of the day, using a combination of armoured vehicles and infantry who negotiated mines and obstacles to storm the German defences.

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  • 6 Jun 1944
    D-Day Normandy landings when the Allies began to push Germany from occupied Western Europe.
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