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Pegasus Bridge: June 6, 1944 Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 5, pgs. 97-105 Summary

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Chapter 5, pgs. 97-105 Summary and Analysis

Brigadier Poett landed at 0019 hours. He was the first paratrooper to land and he did not know where any of his men were. When he heard Brotheridge's shooting, he walked in that direction.

Fox and his group landed at the river bridge. They rushed the bridge and met with no resistance. The same was true of the others that landed at the river bridge.

By 0021 hours, most of the resistance at the canal bridge had been subdued. After clearing the bunkers, they noticed Brotheridge was missing. Parr remembers seeing someone laying by the cafe. They went and looked and found that it was Brotheridge. David Wood was shot in the leg while clearing the trenches, just as he was about to report the success of the mission to Howard.

Howard set up his command post by the bridge at 0022 hours. The...

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