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Jun 5, 2014

North Wales' D-Day secret

A top Nazi had to concede after the D-Day landings that the Germans' preparations for the onslaught were undermined by "an idea of simple genius", trialled in secret at Conwy ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

foreshore. The Mulberry Harbour was the brainchild of Bangor-born engineer Hugh Iorys Hughes. As the Normandy landings began, 70 years ago, the harbour sections were towed to France to form a new port for landing troops and supplies - sidestepping the Nazis' investment in defences at docks. For more on this story, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes outside the Mulberry restaurant at Conwy Marina. Or click here