Gold Beach on D-Day

Gold Beach on D-Day
This map shows Gold Beach, the central beach on D-Day, at midnight. The D-Day objective of Bayeux fell on the next day, making it the first major French town to be liberated.
The D-Day Companion, ed. Jane Penrose. A selection of thirteen separate essays on different aspects of the D-Day lands, from the initial planning to post-war memorials; this is an excellent piece of work that sets the D-Day landings firmly in context. An excellent starting point for anyone who wants to learn more about Operation Overlord, but its wide range of topics means it is likely to be of value to anyone with an interest in the subject. [see more]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (14 May 2009), Gold Beach on D-Day , http://www.historyofwar.org/Maps/maps_gold_beach.html

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