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april 2019

19apr(apr 19)11:00 am23jun(jun 23)4:00 pmWarm Beer and CabbagesAn Exhibition about the American GI's that were based in West Bay prior to D Day

Event Details

The men from the US 1st Infantry Division (the Big Red One), 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment and F Company were stationed in West Bay from November 1943 – June 1944 prior to D Day. After the Omaha beach landings many never made it home. We will retell their stories on this 75th anniversary year.

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April 19 (Friday) 11:00 am - June 23 (Sunday) 4:00 pm


West Bay Discovery Centre

The Methodist Church, West Bay, Dorset


West Bay Discovery Centre01308 427288

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