HMS BELFAST

 Remembrance Day, 2016.

hms-belfast-pool-london-1POOL OF LONDON

The indomitable HMS BELFAST rides at anchor in the Pool of London with Tower Bridge in the background.  The Belfast has been a must see tourist attraction for several decades now.

hms-belfast-1HMS BELFAST

The Belfast’s mighty guns fired on the SCHARNHORST and provided naval bombardment to cover the landing of elements of the First Canadian Army on Juno Beach, Normandy. 5,000 Canadians died in the successful two month Normandy campaign.

 

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