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Pegasus bridge France

Pegasus Bridge

Pegasus Bridge




Pegasus Bridge our visit to the site of this famous WWll battle.The bridge is in the town of Ranville post code 14860 about 9 miles from Caen.

The new Pegasus bridge

New Pegasus bridge Calvados Normandy

The bridge in the photo is the new bridge the original is in the grounds of the Pegasus museum. The museum is just before the bridge if you are heading toward the port of Caen on the right. Across the bridge on the left is the famous Cafe Gondree which was one of the first place in France to be liberated.

The museum is well worth a visit and has many interesting exhibits both inside and outside in the grounds

Cafe Gondree

The cafe was the first building liberated in France.It is just across the busy road from the museum. I would not recommend having a coffee there ours was luke warm and expensive

cafe gondree pegasus bridge Calvados Normandy


Sign on the original Pegasus bridge


Pegasus bridge sign Calvados  Normandy

It is very sad when you read through the list of the people who died there

pegausu bridge Calvados  Normandy

Pegasus Bridge

pegausu bridge Calvados  Normandy

This is a replica of a Horsa glider used in the attack it was made using the same wartime methods of construction.352 gliders were used to take the men and materials to the area all were destroyed

Pegasus bridge glider Calvados  Normandy


Short video of the original Pegasus bridge



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