Welcome to Bridge of the Proud.com!

This site is an ongoing project documenting the battles around the bridge over the Merderet at La Fiere, Normandy, France in June 1944.

You've seen Saving Private Ryan, now find out the real story - even more dramatic than the movie!

Much more information coming!


La Manior de la Fiere.

Cauquigny church can be seen in the distance across the bridge in the top center.