For more details on any aspect of the Assault Training Centre, information on guided walks, talks or lectures, please contact Richard Bass.
Associated websites
DVD telling the history of the Assault Training Center using local people's recollections of the wartime American presence and taking young, local people on a historical journey to the beaches of Normandy, this DVD brings the Assault Training Centre story to life.

Contains unique archive footage of training and the D-Day landings.
History of the U.S. Army WWII Assault Training Centre in North Devon, England. From formation of the Centre and creation of the American amphibious assault doctrine for Normandy. The book includes training details of the combat troops who would spearhead the D-Day landings on the beaches of Normandy. The ATC is an area overshadowed by the very event it made possible - D-Day 6th June 1944. A story never before told, researched from archive documents, maps and recollections of those who served and trained there.

Completely updated with more information since original publication.
Unit history of the 146th Engineer Combat Battalion. From formation in the United Staes, to England and the Assault Training Center. Through the hell of D-Day landing ahead of the infantry on Omaha beach. Bridge building and fighting their way across Europe into Berlin. Told from veterans recollections, documents and photographs.

Completely updated with more information since original publication.
Film shows & lectures to schools and adult groups
Guided walks
Licensed exploration & excavation
Maintenance of wartime constructions
Friends of the Assault Training Center 
Are an organisation dedicated to preserving and promoting the U.S. Assault Training Center through education.

Details on their website
"Spirits of the sand - DVD tells the history of the ATC with archive and contemporary footage - available from
Richard Bass has also written several books concerning American wartime army units - see BOOKS & DVDs on main page.