Original bridge is moved to the museum, new one is a bit bigger. Great view of its being raised and very interesting me hanics
About Pegasus Bridge
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As a historian, I love going to sites of historic interest. This is a classic and looks much like it did (given the replacement bridge) in 1944. Good monumnets and descriptions and the nearby Museum is a must.
An impressive collection of World War 2 artefacts, including items found years later in French farmland. There are also the recollections of British soldiers involved and information found by their families including medals. Also a film, both in French and English, which gives more information...More
I had read about the Pegasus Bridge operation when I read D-Day by Stephen Ambrose. It was not originally on our itinerary because we were limited on time. But then fate intervened! We missed an exit on our drive, and got rerouted to the bridge....More
To see the points marked so close together where the gliders landed really made you realise what an excellent job the Brits did in landing the gliders. And though the bridge isn't the original it really doesn't take anything away from the experience. Just nip...More
Went to a brilliant museum which is well laid out of the raid on the bridge at Ranville - benouville . Named Pegasus bridge by 6th British air bourne division this museum has been done to explain what happened and respectfully show how people lost...More
The bridge currently spanning the Caen Canal is new....wider and longer than the one that was fought over in WWII. It was built to resemble the original, but to be more efficient with today's cars and traffic. If you want to see the actual bridge,...More
Stopped at the Café Gondree, for some lunch and was fascinated by the bridge, which we were lucky to see raise up. Couple of little gift shops in the immediate area and of course the Café Gondree. The bridge itself is pretty impressive and the...More
It was a very interesting museum.There were exhibits both in and outside of the museum. The guide was excellent she held us spell bound with stories and facts from the Dday invasion. There were both replicas and original artefacts.