|June 7th, 1944|
Port en Bessin
The British 47 Royal Marine Commando landed on Gold Beach on D-Day. After advancing nine miles trough enemy territory they began their assault on the small harbor of Port-en-Bessin on June 7th.
Flanked by sheer cliffs and fortifications, laying between the Gold and Omaha beaches, Port-en-Bessin would not only serve as the link up point between the American and British sectors, but would also become the main port for allied fuel deliveries to Normandy until Cherbourg had been liberated. Opposing the Commandos was the German 352nd infantry division, the same unit that had wrecked havoc on the American troops at Omaha Beach a day before...