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Structure used during World War II for D Day training

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  • Braunton Countryside Centre

    During World War II American troops used the Braunton Burrows for assault training for D Day. These concrete structures along Pontoon Plain were built to simulate landing craft so soldiers could practice disembarking with their equipment. This video explains how they practiced:

  • Elevation10 m