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Pegasus Bridge: June 6, 1944 Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 11, D-Day Plus Forty Years to D-Day Plus Fifty Yeats, pgs. 174-180 Summary

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Chapter 11, D-Day Plus Forty Years to D-Day Plus Fifty Yeats, pgs. 174-180 Summary and Analysis

There was a big celebration and a lot of publicity on the fortieth anniversary of the capture of the Pegasus bridge. Until this time, the yearly anniversary had only been attended by the participants. Since 1984, the occasion has been public.

The Pegasus Bridge was eventually replaced by a bigger bridge to allow the passage of bigger ships. Howard was instrumental in saving the Gondree cafe and received numerous awards and citations from the French.

There have been numerous movies depicting the action at the bridges. Some of these depicted the accounts of the Germans Romer and Hickman and Erwin.

Howard no lives in Surrey and travels around Europe and the United States giving lectures to cadets.

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