Job: Replica Landing Craft Structures, Braunton Burrows, Braunton, Devon

Date:
20 May 2019 - 21 May 2019
Location:
Replica Landing Craft Structures, Braunton, Braunton Burrows, North Devon, Devon
Reference:
2K/29491
Type:
Job containing Electronic material
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Description

For 'Listing'. Photographer's note: 'replica landing craft (LCT) [constructed] in the dunes at Braunton Burrows so the technique of rapidly loading, securing and unloading vehicles could be perfected. Operation Overlord was the codename for the Battle of Normandy, the Allied operation that launched the successful invasion of German-occupied Western Europe during World War II. The operation was launched on 6 June 1944 with the Normandy landings.'

Content

This is part of the Volume: VF000197 Historic Building Survey and Listing; within the Series: HEC01/026 Historic Building Survey and Listing; within the Collection: HEC01 Historic England

This Job is divided into 8 Child Records
This Job contains the following materials:
Photograph (Digital): 8

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Davies, James O: Historic England

Keywords

Military Training Site