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Jul 25, 2019

D-Day rehearsal in Amroth

The beaches of south Pembrokeshire are perfect for relaxation on a warm summer's day, but in July 1943 some were off limits to the public while a huge military exercise took place to prepare for D-Day. A curfew ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

was enforced in the village of Amroth during the 13-day exercise, from which the Allies learned much about the practicalities of bringing large numbers of men and supplies ashore via sandy beaches. For more about the exercise and photos, use your mobile to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes alongside the 'Welcome to Amroth' sign by the sea wall (opposite the New Inn). Or click here