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Starboard 4 inch guns of HMS Belfast open fire on German positions around Ver-sur-Mer on the night of 27 June 1945

Imperial War Museums

Imperial War Museums
London, United Kingdom

Starboard 4 inch guns of HMS BELFAST open fire on German positions around Ver-sur-Mer on the night of 27 June 1945.

More than 1,000 warships bombarded the enemy defences during and after D-Day, including six battleships, nineteen cruisers and nearly 100 destroyers. Most of them were British or Canadian. Today, HMS Belfast is part of Imperial War Museums.

Details

  • Title: Starboard 4 inch guns of HMS Belfast open fire on German positions around Ver-sur-Mer on the night of 27 June 1945
  • Location: Normandy, France, Ver-Sur-Mer, Calvados, France
  • External link: View on Imperial War Museums' website

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