D-DAY AND THE BATTLE FOR NORMANDY

Bodmin, PL31 1DU

D-DAY AND THE BATTLE FOR NORMANDY
11 Jun 2024 - 11 Jun 2024
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D-Day and the Battle for Normandy
Talk by James Holland

Tuesday 11 June 2024
Doors open: 7pm. Event starts: 7.30pm
Tickets £25

Bodmin Keep, Cornwall’s Army Museum is delighted to announce a talk by Co-star of popular podcast, WE HAVE WAYS OF MAKING YOU TALK, the historian, author and broadcaster James Holland. The talk, which is part of the D-Day celebrations at the museum, will be the only opportunity to see Holland in Cornwall this year.

To mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day, James will talk about D-Day and the Battle for Normandy, discussing some of the main themes and looking at the human experience of war from all sides, drawing on research from his 2019 book, Normandy ’44: D-Day and the Battle for France. The talk will be followed by a Q&A session.

Well-known to enthusiasts of the period for his podcast, co-presented with Al Murray, James Holland is an English historian, author and broadcaster who has written extensively on the Second World War. Holland’s books, exhaustively researched, cover a range of topics from The Dam Busters to Malta under siege and the Allied Invasion of Italy, including the Battle of Montecasino, in which the DCLI took part.