D-Day 80th Celebrations in Lyme Regis

16th Infantry Regiment United States Army Plaque Lyme Regis

There will be some celebrations in Lyme Regis over the next few days to celebrate the 80th anniversary of D-Day.

The main event will be tonight 6th June at 9pm with a torchlight parade from the Cobb then along the seafront to Cobb Gate and then Gun Cliff where a beacon will be lit at 9:15.

Lyme Regis was an important staging post for D-Day in 1944 when it hosted the 16th Infantry Regiment of the United States Army.

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