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La Gronde Rau; Lower Normandy; France

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Date: 06 June 1944
Location: La Gronde Rau; Lower Normandy; France
Coordinates (lat, lon): 49.344362, -0.556540
Description: This image shows elements of the 1st Battalion the Dorsetshire Regiment moving out of the Gold Beach area to begin their assault on the German strongpoint WN40, at Puits d'Herode. The traffic jam at the top of the image was caused by a very large crater, eventually bridged by the Royal Engineers of 79 Armoured Division.
Sortie: US7/1733
Frame: 4092
People: Hartwell, Norris, Maj
Image type: Vertical
Scale: 2500