The British Empire and its effect on Plymouth

Camp Efford

After 1942, thousands of US troops flooded into Plymouth in preparation for the eventual assault on Europe. They trained extensively in the area and on the local beaches in anticipation of a seaborne assault of Fortress Europe. Places like Little America in Efford still retain American street names in honour of their presence during WW2. Pictures courtesy of John Symons.

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