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D-Day: Gold Beach

50th Northumberland Take King and Jig Gold (generally referred to as Gold Beach) was the codename for one of the five areas of the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied France in the Normandy Landings, 6 June 1944. At the centre of the five beaches, Gold was located between Port-en-Bessin on the west and La Rivière on […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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D-Day: Sword Beach

Special Service Brigade Takes Queen Red OPERATION OVERLORD (THE NORMANDY LANDINGS): D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944. The British 2nd Army: Commandos of 1st Special Service Brigade landing from an LCI(S) (Landing Craft Infantry Small) on ‘Queen Red’ Beach, SWORD Area, at la Breche, at approximately 8.40 am, 6 June. The brigade commander, Brigadier the Lord Lovat […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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