Next stop – Pegasus Bridge.
In the early nineties the old Pegasus Bridge was at the end of its lifetime, and a replacement was due. The old bridge was moved to sit on dry land right beside the road to the new bridge, and a museum was built also.
The Pegasus Bridge
A mock-up of a Horsa glider, real cramped inside
A Bofors 40mm AA-gun.
17 pdr ATG
Another 25 pdr
Jeep again, this time para
Rest of the trip:
Part 1 – Day 1
Part 2 – Day 2 - The beaches
Part 3 – Day 2 – Pointe du Hoc
Part 4 – Day 2 – Port-en-Bessin and Memorial
Part 5 – Day 2 – Longues and ArromanchesPart 6 – Day 3 - Merville
Part 8 - Extra - Bunker Museum in Oustreham