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Arromanches Camp is a military installation operated by the Royal Marines at Instow in North Devon located south west of Barnstaple, Devon, and north east of Bideford, Devon, England. [1]

16 relations: Admiralty, Arromanches-les-Bains, Barnstaple, Bideford, Devon, DUKW, England, Gold Beach, Instow, Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom), Normandy landings, North Devon, Royal Marines, Royal Navy, World War II, 1 Assault Group Royal Marines.


The Admiralty, originally known as the Office of the Admiralty and Marine Affairs, was the government department responsible for the command of the Royal Navy firstly in the Kingdom of England, secondly in the Kingdom of Great Britain, and from 1801 to 1964, the United Kingdom and former British Empire.

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Arromanches-les-Bains (or, simply Arromanches) is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandie region of northwestern France.

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Barnstaple is the main town of North Devon, England and possibly the oldest borough in the United Kingdom.

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Bideford is a historic port town on the estuary of the River Torridge in north Devon, south-west England.

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Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.

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The DUKW (colloquially known as Duck) is a six-wheel-drive amphibious modification of the 2½ ton CCKW trucks used by the U.S. military during World War II and the Korean War.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Gold Beach

Gold, commonly known as Gold Beach, was the code name for one of the five areas of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944, during the Second World War.

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Instow is a village in north Devon, England.

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Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)

The Ministry of Defence (MoD or MOD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.

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Normandy landings

The Normandy landings were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.

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North Devon

North Devon is a local government district in Devon, England.

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Royal Marines

The Corps of Royal Marines (RM) is the amphibious light infantry of the Royal Navy.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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1 Assault Group Royal Marines

1 Assault Group Royal Marines (1AGRM) provides the Royal Marines expertise and training in small boat operations, both amphibious and riverine.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arromanches_Camp

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