Overlooking Arromanches and Gold Beach

From this position you could start to understand the scale of the task that took place on D-Day and how impressive the Mulberry Harbour woudl have been.

Copyright: Robert Bilsland
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Uploaded: 13/06/2010
Updated: 26/08/2014


Tags: arrowmaches; mulberry; harbour; sea; sky; blue; observation; d-day
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