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CODE NAME MULBERRY: The planning Building and Operation of the Normandy Harbours

Code Name MULBERRY Allied leaders and military planners realized early in preparations for the invasion of NW Europe that the massive forces required to defeat Hitlers armies needed constant resupply of men, equipment, ammunition, fuel and other materials. These would have to come in by sea but it was known that the Germans would not only defend the few major ports but destroy them before withdrawing. Full description

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