Pegasus Bridge & Stuff

This the last of the D-Day/Normandy stuff … some of the vehicles on display at the various museums as well as the site of the famous Pegasus Bridge which the British Paras took and held against German counterattacks …

US M-10 Tank Destroyer
US Cast Hull Sherman
British Churchill Tank
German Hetzer
British Sexton self propelled gun – 25 pdr on a Canadian Ram tank chassis.
Life size replica of a Horsa glider such as was used at the Pegasus Bridge … none survive in the real world, so this was built using period documents and the examples of the few surviving parts found in the UK.
The original Pegasus Bridge – it was replaced in 1994 and moved to the museum a short distance away.
The replacement in action … same basic design, but … bigger

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