Events for Monday 9th July 2012


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Operation Husky

9th July 1943

On the night of 9-10 July 1943, an Allied armada launched the invasion of Sicily, a larger operation than the Normandy landings the following year. Over the next thirty-eight days, half a million Allied servicemen fought the Germans and Italians for control of this rocky island, which was to become the first part of Axis homeland to fall during World War II.

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On the night of 9-10 July 1943, an Allied armada launched the invasion of Sicily, a larger operation than the Normandy landings the following year. Over the next thirty-eight days, half a million Allied servicemen fought the Germans and Italians for control of this rocky island, which was to become… Read more...

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This Day's Events

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FARNBOROUGH INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW

Starts: Mon 9th July
Ends: Sun 15th July
Price: Advance Tickets £35.00, On day £41.00
Tel: 0844 858 6752
Website: http://www.farnborough.com/airshow 2012

Farnborough, Farnborough, Hants GU14 6XA

FARNBOROUGH INTERNATIONAL AIRSHOW in Farnborough, Hants

CHILDREN UNDER 16 FREE

Farnborough International Airshow attracts the biggest and best aerospace technology in the world.

Helicopters, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), jets, airliners – small, big and plain enormous.

Classics from the past; the fastest military jets, and pioneering commercial aircraft. Many on public view for the very first time.

Visitors have an opportunity to see them close-up on the ground and watch as they taxi on the airshow runway and take to the sky above Farnborough.





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