Pegasus Bridge: June 6, 1944 - Study Guide Chapter 9, D-Day Plus One to D-Day Plus Ninety, pgs. 150-163 Summary & Analysis

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The British forces did not go much beyond the bridge area on D-Day. They went into a defensive mode because of the German resistance and did not reach Caen until August. Company D basically became an infantry company. They marched toward Ranville.

The glider pilots had reported to the beach as ordered. Howard's special unit was shrinking as the troops returned to their regular units. Howard and the Company D troops became lost on the way to Ranville. Sweeney and two others were sent ahead to make contact with the regiment. They met a German armored vehicle.

The finally found the regiment and Howard reported to headquarters. He heard how they landed at the wrong bridge and all that happened. Their men slept for two hours and...

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