75th anniversary of the Normandy landings: Preparing for D-Day

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain

This photo shows a view of the Mulberry B artificial harbour “Port Winston” at Arromanches in September 1944.

This is the third in a series of four articles to mark the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944. Next week’s text about the operation, code-named Overlord, will recall the execution of D-Day.