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D-Day at Tangmere 75' Exhibition at Tangmere Military Aviation Museum

In a nutshell

Don't miss this fabulous temporary exhibition at Tangmere Military Aviation Museum in Sussex. Held from the 10th August to the 1st September.

Taking place at

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum Tangmere, Chichester, Sussex PO20 2ES

Contact details

Tel: 01243 790090

Web: www.tangmere-museum.org.uk

D-Day at Tangmere 75' Exhibition at Tangmere Military Aviation Museum details...

Open 10 Aug - 1 Sep

Have a great day out at this exciting Museum where everyone can enjoy the latest temporary exhibition.

Discover all the details on the Sussex D-Day airfields and the fighter aircraft that flew from them. You can also learn about some of the pilots who flew and fought on that day, 75 years ago.

Supporting the exhibition will be archive film and a programme of talks.

During the weekend of 17/18 August a recreation of the D-Day plotting table will be re-enacted.

On D-Day, much of the aerial fighter support for the landings was conducted from Sussex established airfields and temporary Advanced Landing Grounds. The Allies enjoyed complete air superiority, with a total of 1,547 fighter sorties flown over the British/Canadian and American beaches.

Sussex was also important for the operational control of the aerial activities. This was conducted from the RAF Tangmere Sector Operations Room set up in the College Hall at Bishop Otter College (now part of the University) in Chichester.

Visit the website for further details.

 

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This event is taking place at...

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum


An impressive display of historic aircraft, exhibits and artefacts, as well as simulators, including one for children to shoot down enemy aircraft!


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