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Aug 13, 2013

The Brown Bomber in Bangor

American boxer Joe Louis was world heavyweight champion when the Second World War began. He enlisted and ...
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Posted by: RhodriClark

camped with fellow soldiers at Beach Road playing fields in Bangor, while awaiting the D-Day landings. The celebrity, nicknamed the Brown Bomber, even took a break from his duties to give a talk in the Drill Hall. To read more about the wartime camp at this location, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes beside the Wales Coast Path at the playing fields, or click here.