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41. Gosport & Operation Overlord (Sailing Club venue)

IN PERSON

Illustrated Talk

Stokes Bay Sailing Club, Stokes Bay Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2BL

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

Friday 9 September: 1400

BOOKING DETAILS

No booking required

 

ACCESS

Stairs to 1st-floor Event Room so not suitable for wheelchair access.

Accesible parking Toilets Service dogs welcome

 

COVID-19 Considerations

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

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Please arrive 10 minutes before the start to be seated. For those unable to attend this event, it will also take place on Thursday 15th September at 14:00 at Stokes Bay Angling Club.

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

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ORGANISED BY

Gosport D-Day Fellowship

MAP / DIRECTIONS (APPROXIMATE)

Next to Pebbles cafe.