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Arromanches-les-Bains, Basse-Normandie, France. Place of the Normandy landings on D-Day, 1944.
Arromanches-les-Bains, Normandy, France
Town of Arromanches-les-Bains in Normandy, FR.
This is Arromanches, Normandy in France. The concrete specks off the coast are the remnants of caissons constructed during the Normandy invasion, for the sake of erecting an artificial harbor called a “Mulberry Harbor.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mulberry_harbour
Gold Beach / Arromanches les Bains, northwestern France around 49 20’N 0 37’W. Part of the remains of the artificial harbour Mulberry B can be seen extending out from the coast.
Mulberry harbour at Arromanches-les-Bains (Gold Beach), France.
The town is Arromanches-les-Bains in the Normandy region of France. This area was “Gold Beach” during the D-Day landings in June 1944. The structure offshore is the remains of a “Mulberry Harbour” known as “Port Winston”, through which millions of soldiers and tons of material were landed to support the war effort.
Mulberryhaven van Arromanches-les-Bains, France
Arromanches-les-Bains, and the remains of Port Winston-Mulberry Harbor B. (Cool pick)
Arromanches-les-bains on the left, Saint-Côme-de-Fresné on the right. There are remains of Port Mulberry actually visible on the left.
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