A Blockhouse On Gold Beach Near Graye Sur Mer , Normandy *** Local Caption *** T ...
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Description: A blockhouse on Gold Beach near Graye sur Mer , Normandy *** Local Caption *** The assault area of " Gold Beach " stretched from la Riviere in the east to the outskirts of Le Hamel in the west , a total distance of 6 kilometres . It was divided approximately equally into two sectors : J ( Jig ) and K ( King ) . The initial landing , as spearhead of the British XXX Corps was carried out by the 50th Infantery Division .