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: Atlantic Wall

The Coastal Defences The Atlantic Wall (German: Atlantikwall) was an extensive system of coastal defence and fortifications built by Nazi Germany between 1942 and 1944, along the coast of continental Europe and Scandinavia as a defence against an anticipated Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe from the United Kingdom, during World War II. Adolf Hitler ordered […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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