D-Day Landings â€“ South Coast UK
The Second World War 1939-45
On the 6th June 1944 Allied Troops stormed the beaches of Normandy to establish a foothold in France, this was the turning point of the Second World War in the West. D-Day was a remarkable achievement, involving nearly 7,000 naval vessels and over 150,000 Allied troops, it was the start of the destruction of the German war machine and the liberation of Europe.
Months in the planning, large swaths of the country were involved as Operation Overlord took shape and our focus will be on the South Coast, a major training area and departure point for the thousands of troops involved in the D-Day Landings. Hear their stories as we follow in their footsteps, study the equipment and machinery they used and stand in the exact locations where these brave soldiers, sailors and airmen departed from.
Throughout this tour our expert guide will be on hand to ensure that you get the most out of this exceptional experience.