Events for Saturday 23rd June 2012


On This Day in History

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Napoleon invades Russia

23rd June 1812

On 23rd June 1812, 500'000 men of Napoleon's army invaded Russia. Six months later barely 20,000 returned. The disastrous advance to Moscow and the subsequent retreat irreparably damaged Napoleon's military power and prestige and resulted one of the most celebrated catastrophes in all military history.

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Napoleon Against Russia
(Hardback - 256 pages)
by Digby Smith

In June 1812 500,000 men of Napoleon's army invaded Russia. Six months later barely 20,000 returned. The disastrous advance to Moscow and the subsequent retreat irreparably damaged Napoleon's military power and prestige and resulted one of the most celebrated catastrophes in all military history. Digby Smith's new account of the… Read more...

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This Day's Events

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SEAFRONT AIR FESTIVAL

Starts: Sat 23rd June
Ends: Sun 24th June
Price: See website
Tel: 01502 523398
Email: mail@lowestoftairfestival.co.uk
Website: http://www.lowestoftairfestival.co.uk/

Seafront, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0JS

Airshow in Lowestoft, Suffolk

The 2012 show will be held again along Lowestoft sea front, and for the first time at the weekend. With the displays performing alongside one of East Anglia's finest beaches, the beautiful coastline provides a natural coastal amphitheatre that is a great venue for watching the thrilling aerial displays!
With over four hours of precision and breathtaking flying displays again, our sea front is transformed for the two days of the Festival. There is something for everyone whatever age, with funfairs, rides, simulators, stalls, caterers, trade stands, music and above all a great family atmosphere! Flying usually starts around 12.30pm each day (subject to confirmation)


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RNAS Yeovilton Air Day

Starts: Sat 23rd June
Ends: Sat 23rd June
Price: See website
Tel: 08445 780780
Email: info@yeoviltonairday.co.uk
Website: http://www.yeoviltonairday.co.uk/

RNAS Yeovilton, Someset BA22 8HT

Airshow in Someset

ROYAL NAVAL AIR STATION YEOVILTON INTERNATIONAL AIR DAY
See website for details closer to show day.





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