Men of the French Army, in November 1939, before the German Invasion of France, digging defences around the bridge Bénouville Bridge as seen in a pre-war photograph An aerial photograph of Bénouville Bridge Aerial photo of Bénouville Bridge, showing the three Horsas The three gliders which assaulted Bénouville Bridge

Two of the three gliders which assaulted Bénouville Bridge The eastern end of Bénouville Bridge The western end of Bénouville Bridge British ground forces on Bénouville Bridge British infantry crossing Pegasus Bridge

A Universal Carrier crosses Bénouville Bridge after a link-up was effected with I Corps Traffic moving across Bénouville Bridge Field Ambulance vehicles evacuating 6th Airborne wounded across Bénouville Bridge A post-war photograph of Pegasus Bridge A post-war photograph of Pegasus Bridge

Bénouville "Pegasus" Bridge

 

A pre-war photograph of Ranville Bridge A pre-war photograph of Ranville Bridge An aerial photograph showing Horsa bridge and the glider which carried the platoon who seized it A supply truck passes over Ranville Bridge

Ranville "Horsa" Bridge

 

An aerial view of the Bénouville and Ranville Bridges A reconnaissance photograph of the Bénouville and Ranville bridges on the 22nd June 1944

General

 

The new Pegasus Bridge with its ramp raised The new Pegasus Bridge in 2004 The new Pegasus Bridge in 2004

The Bridges Today