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Castletown D-Day Centre

Portland, Dorset

  • Castletown D-Day Centre
  • Castletown D-Day Centre

Admiralty Buildings,Portland,Dorset,, DT5 1BB

Tel: 07850 243675

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The Castletown D-Day Centre tells the story of the thousands of US military personnel who in June 1944 sailed from Dorset to the beaches of Normandy.

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