SX9163 : D-Day Embarkation Hards

near to Torquay, Torbay, Great Britain

D-Day Embarkation Hards
D-Day Embarkation Hards
ON 5th June 1944 the 4th US Infantry Division embarked from this “hard” in Beacon Quay, Torquay Harbour as a prelude to Operation Overlord. Often unnoticed even by local residents.
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2011
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 January, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 23 January, 2011
Category
Hard   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 917 631 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:27.5062N 3:31.5642W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 917 633
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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