06. The D-Day Story – Gosport 1944 at SEARCH

06. The D-Day Story – Gosport 1944 at SEARCH

In Person


SEARCH (enter through front Green door in High St), 50 Clarence Road , Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1BU

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


Friday 10 September:1400


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: 8 September 2021 17:00



Some Blue Badge and on-road parking alongside Museum. Large car park close by in South Street – charges apply. A ‘Changing Place’ facility is available closeby in The Discovery Centre. Cafe also there.



Gosport D-Day Fellowship







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