Newtown Historical Society: The Allied Invasion of Normandy CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER
Tuesday, November 12th at 7:30 in the Meeting Room.
Come at 7:00 to see an educational and entertaining video.
The war in Europe had gone on for 5 long years. Just as the English Channel had protected Britain from Nazi invasion, now the Channel protected occupied Europe from liberation. On June 6, 1944, D-Day, that protection would be breached, and the massive Allied force would begin the ten-month process of ending the Third Reich.
John Cilio has been a historian and storyteller for 20 years, authoring six books and over 200 articles on a broad range of topics. He believes that the consequences of a historical event are often hidden from those who experience it, and only by looking back can one sense the full impact of the moment in time.