An anchor belonging to one of the warships that fought during the Normandy invasion.
Don de Mr Julien COSTY
Pécheur á Ver sur Mer
Ancre provenant d'un bátiment de guerre
ayant participé aux combats de débarquement
Découverte en Aoút 1985 - masse 2 tonnes
Which translates to:
Donated by My JULIEN COSTY
Anchor from a warship
who fought landing
Discovered in August 1985 - weight 2 tons
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