Mulberry Harbour

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Mulberry Harbour

n
(Historical Terms) either of two prefabricated floating harbours towed across the English Channel to the French coast for the Allied invasion of Normandy in 1944
[from the code name Operation Mulberry]
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Within hours an enormous artificial harbour began to be installed just off the coast.
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The idea of an artificial harbour where you go and sink objects to create a sea break was Churchill's in 1917 -a couple of weeks before Lloyd George became prime minister.
The presenter is transported back in time as he takes a Jeep ride along Omaha Beach weaving his way between the stranded landing crafts and the remains of the artificial harbour.
Evening Stallholders set up tables along the Plaza del Puerto Viejo, an artificial harbour around the marina with an open-air market, restaurants and bars.
Now just a collection of stone blobs in the sea, it was one of two artificial harbours towed across the Channel to ease the unloading of weapons and ammunition as the Allies began their bid to liberate France.
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