Mulberry Harbour

Mulberry Harbours were the artificial harbours constructed by the Allies for the D-Day landings at Normandy. The concrete structures in the sea are the remains of Mulberry Harbour B which was at Gold Beach near Arromanches in France. Mulberry A was located at the infamous Omaha Beach but was mostly destroyed in a storm. The Mulberry Harbours were made up of large hollow concrete blocks that were simply floated across the channel and then sunk into place. With these harbours in place the Allies could un-load armour and supplies much faster than with conventional landing craft. The disastrous…

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