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Pegasus Bridge, Ranville

Categories: Bridges, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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Renamed in 1944, the name of Pegasus Bridge honors British airborne forces who wore a shoulder emblem of a flying Pegasus during the D-Day invasions. You can view the original bridge, built in 1934, in the park grounds of the Pegasus Museum. Some people call this the "Bridge of the Longest Day," due to its capture by British forces during their most famous mission. Make Pegasus Bridge a part of your Ranville vacation plans using our Ranville tour planner.
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  • This was part of our Normandy tour. It was a strategic point for the allies to take out on D Day. There is a museum on site open in 2000 by Prince of Wales. A great place to visit with plenty of touri...  read more »
  • Was in France so went to Pegasus bridge and museum, absolutely fantastic time , there's a English bloke in the museum who will show you around for free , his enthusiasm for the subject was obvious to ...  read more »
  • the burg and tank and shops around are better than the museums. be sure to go in the liberty shop very nice and for sale of the airbone
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  • I think my most memorable encounter ever in Normandy was with Madame Gondrée outside her café. She told us about her experiences as a young girl on D-day, about her parents who were key to the glider landing success, and to top it all off... she made us the best omelets I've ever had in my life!! Don't miss -- there is no way the museum about Pegasus Bridge can convey as much as an encounter with this amazing woman & historic place.
  • The real deal. Great atmosphere but often busy. The site of one the greatest WWII D day missions. A venue rich in history.
  • Go there and pay your respects to the men of 6th Airborne. Never forget the sacrifice made by so many young soldiers.
  • So much history! Thank you for a wonderful experience.
  • The legendary Pegasus Bridge Café is one place to visit... What a story!
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