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Pegasus Memorial, Ranville

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#8 of 99 in Historic Sites in Calvados
Must see · Monument · History Museum
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The story of the capture of Pegasus Bridge is well covered at Pegasus Memorial, where exhibits include the original Pégasus Bridge and a Horsa Glider. This battle was a remarkable achievement of the Glider Pilot regiment and the 6th British Airborne. Several monuments to the 6th British Airborne are beside the bridge. Using our custom trip planner, Ranville attractions like Pegasus Memorial can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This a very new memorial museum but was the best we visited with many outdoor exibits, theatre and very moving tribute. Best museum we visited 
    This a very new memorial museum but was the best we visited with many outdoor exibits, theatre and very moving tribute. Best museum we visited  more »
  • A well presented insight to the D-Day Airborne Landings with much to see and experience. Whilst in the area also visit the Commonwealth War Cemeteries at Ranville (2,236 buried) and Bayeux (4,144... 
    A well presented insight to the D-Day Airborne Landings with much to see and experience. Whilst in the area also visit the Commonwealth War Cemeteries at Ranville (2,236 buried) and Bayeux (4,144...  more »
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  • This was a great stop to kick off our group tour of Normandy. The British guide really knew how to engage the kids and make the tour educational and interesting. Highly recommend this museum.
  • Lots of well preserved historical items, much detail written in French and English everywhere. Definitely a recommended visit. Also, the original bride when replaced was moved to the site of the museum and it has some bullet holes and ricochet points also.

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