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Pegasus Bridge, Ranville

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Renamed in 1944, the name of Pegasus Bridge honors British airborne forces who wore a shoulder emblem of a flying Pegasus during the D-Day invasions. You can view the original bridge, built in 1934, in the park grounds of the Pegasus Museum. Some people call this the "Bridge of the Longest Day," due to its capture by British forces during their most famous mission. Start your trip to Ranville by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • This is must visit on a trip to Normandy and the whole area is a wonderful tribute to the Paratroopers who landed on 5th June 
    This is must visit on a trip to Normandy and the whole area is a wonderful tribute to the Paratroopers who landed on 5th June  more »
  • We were on our way to somewhere else so stopped off and so glad we did. Wonderful museum and lay out. Loads of history and memorabilia- easy to park. Original bridge on museum site plus the new one.....  more
    We were on our way to somewhere else so stopped off and so glad we did. Wonderful museum and lay out. Loads of history and memorabilia- easy to park. Original bridge on museum site plus the new one.....  more »

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