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By Simon Trew

On D-Day, British XXX Corps was once ordered to wreck open the German defenses on Gold seashore and enhance to trap Bayeux. Its commander, Lieutenant-General G.C. Bucknall, selected the fiftieth (Northumbrian) department, a veteran formation blooded in North Africa, to spearhead the touchdown, supported via forty seven Royal Marine Commando. regardless of terrible climatic conditions hampering the deliberate armored aid, the assaulting infantry overcame stiff resistance and heavy casualties to hurricane the seashore. by way of midday Gold seashore was once in complete use as a reception and dispersal website, with all 4 brigades of fiftieth department ashore and urgent inland. even if Bayeux used to be now not taken, the defenses in the direction of Arromanches have been quick cleared, securing the location of the 1st man made harbors so very important to the Normandy crusade. the arriving of seventh Armoured department (the wasteland Rats), additionally North Africa veterans, within the days following D-Day consolidated the beachhead within the face of mounting German resistance, environment the scene for extra penetration inland.

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