Pegasus Bridge


It is always good to have time to visit the original Pegasus Bridge, now in the grounds of the Memorial Pegasus Museum in Normandy.

Pegasus Bridge just after WW2, showing few changes since 1944
Pegasus Bridge just after WW2, showing few changes since 1944 (Paul Reed)

I first walked across the bridge, when it was still in its original location, in 1979 and was on it for the 40th anniversary in 1984. In the 1990s the Caen canal was widened and the bridge removed and replaced with a larger modern copy. For a while its future was uncertain but it was saved and is now very much the central part of this magnificent D-Day museum.

 

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  1. Darren kiely says:

    My and son visited here in April on tour down the coast Started at point du hoc what a an amazing experience and to share with My 16 year old was something I will never forget

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