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51. Gosport & Operation Overlord (Angling Club venue)

IN PERSON

Illustrated Talk

Gosport & District Angling Club, Lifeboat Lane, Alverstoke, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2TR

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 mins.

OPENING TIMES

Thursday 15 September: 1400

BOOKING DETAILS

No booking required

COVID-19 Considerations

This event will run in line with local & national government guidelines at the time of the festival.

ACCESS

Wheel chair accesible toilets Toilets Service dogs welcome Accesible parking parking Mobility impaired family friendly

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If unable to attend this event will also take place on Friday 9th September at 1400 at Stokes Bay Sailing Club.

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ORGANISED BY

Gosport D-Day Fellowship

MAP / DIRECTIONS (APPROXIMATE)

Next to lifeboat station.