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VISIT TO DEVON D DAY 2016

Glenn with the pilot of one of the planes
Over the weekend of Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th June, Glenn Booker visited Devon D Day 2016 along with his colleague, John Powell, from Swansea. 

The event marked the anniversary of D-Day and took place on Saunton Beach, North Devon -
with educational displays, wartime vehicles and living history groups, pyrotechnic re-enactments and The Devon Historic Flight provided a static display of six planes, More . . . 

ASSAULT TRAINING CENTER
Between September 1943 and March 1944, over ten thousand American soldiers learned and practiced the deadly arts and tactics of amphibious assault in a three week training course.  More . . .

Welcome 

to this website, where you can discover interesting insights into the experiences of American Servicemen in south Wales from 1942 to 1945, who were far from home and preparing to go to war on the continent. 


The occasional GI can be seen slouching at the Museum . . . or reading Yank magazine.


Compiled by Glenn Booker More info: 


barryatwarmuseum@gmail.com






Please contact Glenn

Contact details can be found on contact page, if you would like to assist at the museum at any time.


   OVER HERE IN SOUTH WALES  
          
But why remember the Americans who were "Over Here" in WW2?

and:

 Does it matter?
YES! 
Why?
Because they made quite an impact upon the people of South Wales!
and...
Because they were here to do a very important job... 
together with their Allies they changed the course of World History...

More info: barryatwarmuseum@gmail.com

Barry at War Group
aims to research, preserve and promote the wartime history of the  town.
They have a new Facebook page at

Barry at War History Group | Facebook


https://www.facebook.com/BarryAtWarHistoryGroup

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