18. The D-Day Story – Gosport 1944 at Elson Hub

18. The D-Day Story – Gosport 1944 at Elson Hub

In Person

Presentation

Elson Community Library and Hub, 136 Chantry Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4NG

During the winter of 1943 and the first half of 1944. Gosport played a major role in preparing for the D-Day embarkations and the conflict that followed.

In this illustrated talk, by The Gosport D-Day Fellowship, you’ll hear all about the planning, training and construction which happened locally in preparation for Operation Overlord, and the thousands of troops who passed through Gosport on their way to the beaches of Normandy, many never to return.

Duration approx: 75 minutes

OPENING TIMES

Monday 13 September: 1830

BOOKING DETAILS

Pre-booking:Required

Please DIY book via the BOOK NOW button.  But for people who may experience difficulty with booking online themselves, we can help.

Contact us from 0930 to 1700. Monday to Saturday….

In-person:  Gosport Tourist Information Centre (at the Bus Station)

By Phone:  023 9252 2944 or 07849 399 823

By Emailbookings@gosportheritage.co.uk (subject line:  ASSISTED BOOKING)

Booking opens:21 August 2021 09:30
Booking closes:
11 September 2021 17:00

ACCESS

Layby outside for disabled parking and drop-offs.

accesible toilets Toilets Service dogs welcome Mobility impaired refreshments

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Please arrive 10 minutes before the start to be seated. General on-road parking in the area.

ORGANISED BY

Gosport D-Day Fellowship

 

 

 

WEBSITE

http://www.friendsofstokesbay.co.uk/d-day-embarkation-hards/

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