Pegasus Bridge et la batterie de Merville

Helmut Konrad von Keusgen

Publication date:
July 2018
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ISBN : 9782840484820

Dimensions : 297 X 210 mm
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The action of John Howard is without doubt on the most spectacular commando action of D-Day and WWII. Ten minutes after midnight on June 6th 1944, after an audacious glider landing, airborne troops of the 6th Airborne Division arrived at the bridge at Bénouville which became known as Pegasus Bridge and entered the annals of history. Six kilometres from there, towards the coast, at Melville was installed a German artillery battery which was in turn attacked by British paras a few hours later.