Daytime talk with Derek Armitage


10.30am or 2pm Friday 6th October

Join Lt. Col (Ret'd) Derek Armitage as he talks about the largest airborne Operation the world had seen at that time. Operation MARKET GARDEN was planned with the task for 1st Airborne Division to seize and hold the Bridge at Arnhem, involving almost 5,000 fighters, bombers, transport and more than 2,500 gliders dropping behind Nazi occupied Holland, in an unprecedented daylight assault.


Includes a complimentary tea or coffee and the chance to see the Museum's collection of World War Two gliders.