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    "We move down Gold Beach towards Arromanche, where the skeleton of the great Mulberry harbour rots slowly in the sea. Great concrete and steel casements, built in British shipyards and towed across the Channel, they were the building blocks of a portable port – the Allies knew the Germans would do all in their power to prevent the capture of a port to reduce the volume of reinforcements and supplies flowing into the battle zone. "

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    I had not realized that they were still visible, had not been completely rotted/rusted/battered away.
    What a sight, and site, they must be.
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    The "Plages du Débarquement" are still a very popular attraction for French and foreign tourists.

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    [quote name='chrisgreaves' post='778456' date='05-Jun-2009 10:11'][small]How do I not change my signature?[/small][/quote]Is that a rhetorical question?

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    Is that a rhetorical question?
    It goes with the size of his

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    [quote name='DaveA' post='778539' date='05-Jun-2009 18:16']It goes with the size of his ...[/quote]
    ... reviling? (anag.)

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    [quote name='chrisgreaves' post='778456' date='05-Jun-2009 12:11']I had not realized that they were still visible, had not been completely rotted/rusted/battered away.
    What a sight, and site, they must be.[/quote]
    The Mulberry harbour, what is left of it, is spotted at the end of this short video (around 1:50) at this BBC page: Aerial guide to the D-Day beaches

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    [quote name='Argus' post='778580' date='06-Jun-2009 00:49']The Mulberry harbour, what is left of it, is spotted[/quote]
    Thanks Argus, that gave me a view of another section.

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