Collection: vehicles, artillery and ships

Transport of all types played an essential part in the Normandy campaign.

  • Ships and landing craft carried troops and supplies across the English Channel or played other supporting roles
  • Tracked and wheeled vehicles formed a major part of both sides fighting strength
  • Artillery was used in support of troops or to attack the enemy at long range
  • Transport planes and gliders took airborne troops to Normandy and aircraft from fighters to bombers supported troops on the ground