Picture gallery: Imperial War Museum Duxford commemorates the 70th anniversary of D-Day

10:02 27 February 2014

IWM Duxford commemorates the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

IWM Duxford commemorates the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Archant

Imperial War Museum Duxford commemorates the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Landings with a range of events, family activities, exhibitions and digital resources which explore the preparations for the invasion of Normandy and the final decisive D-Day mission.

Personal stories come to the fore as the museum looks at the many individual contributions that combined to make the D-Day invasion a success. Complementing those personal experiences are hands-on family activities which bring the science and history to life, alongside events which show the aircraft and vehicles in dynamic action.

Events include: D-Day Landings Tour (April 5, April 30, May 3, May 21, June 6); Easter Holiday activities (April 5-21); The D-Day Anniversary Air Show (May 24 & 25); Spring Half Term (May 26 - June 1); and Military Vehicle Show (June 15).

There are also a range of new exhibitions including D-Day-The Last of the Liberators photographic exhibition in AirSpace (April to December) and The Padre’s Trail in the Land Warfare exhibition (from May).

And, running from May to June, IWM will have D-Day collections on display.

For more details of all events and prices, visit iwm.org.uk

0 comments

More news stories

Constance surrounded by all her imidiate family

A woman who cycled home from Hastings to Thaxted on a tandem on the day the Second World War broke out has just celebrated her 100th birthday. Connie Jarvis was born on June 17 1915.

Yesterday, 16:18
Police

The Safer Essex Roads Partnership is calling for greater awareness of motorbike safety after incident figures have soared in the county.

Yesterday, 12:11
Alex Dowsett - Winner of Verulam Cycling Club event

It has already been a big year for Essex born cyclist, Alex Dowsett, who smashed the World Hour Cycling Record with a total distance of 52.937km in May.

Yesterday, 10:02
DUN 27 Stansted Medieval Fayre

Jousting with knights and princesses, a medieval pageant, the ringing of St Mary’s Church Bells, maypole dancing and traditional children’s games entertained over 2,000 people in Stansted Mountfitchet on Saturday.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Dunmow Broadcast e-edition today E-edition

Most read stories