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A Day We Will Never Forget: D-Day, 6 June 1944


A fantastic local resource: Nine local people recalling their experiences during the run-up and execution of D-Day in June 1944. This 20 minute recording of narration, sound effects and music all add to the atmosphere and really help listeners to understand the important role Gosport played in D-Day and the impact those times had on the civilian and service people of our town.

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This work was produced by Splodge Design thanks to funding provided by Councillor Chris Carter on behalf of Hampshire County Council, and project managed by Gosport Heritage Open Days.  It is narrated by television and radio presenter and former Gosport girl, Pam Rhodes.

This CD is available to groups and school parties on loan.  Contact the Gosport Tourist Information Centre for more information.


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It would not have been possible without the help of our nine interviewees:

Peter Barclay, Eric Butler, Ron Cross, John Docker, Peter Edgar, Jim Henry, Barry Lomas, Chris Peacey, Jack Poole.