Events for Saturday 8th June 2013

On This Day in History

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WWII: Operation Juno and sinking of HMS Glorious

8th June 1940

Operation Juno was a German naval offensive late in the Norwegian Campaign. The mission was launched on 8 June 1940, as an attack on Harstad to relieve pressure on the German garrison at Narvik. As a notorious sideline to Operation Juno, Nazi battleships sank the British aircraft carrier HMS Glorious and her escorting destroyers.

Further Reading

The Battle for Norway
(Hardback - 480 pages)
by Geirr H Haarr

This is the second book in a series of two, covering the events at sea during the German invasion of Norway in 1940, the first modern campaign in which sea, air and ground forces interacted decisively.

Part one covers the events at sea off southern and western… Read more...

Only £30.00 at Pen & Sword Books.

This Day's Events


Throckmorton Air Show

Starts: Sat 8th June
Ends: Sat 8th June
Price: See description

Throckmorton Airfield, Throckmorton WR10 2JH

Air Show in Throckmorton

Flypast, static and displays

Family Car Pass - Via internet Sales (excl booking fee + p&p) £30.00
Minibuses (max 16 seats) - Via Internet Sales (excl booking fee + p&p) £50.00
Solo Motorcycles - Via Internet Sales (excl booking fee + p&p)£15.00
Family Car Pass - On the day £35.00
Minibuses (up to 16 seats) - On the day £60.00
Single Adult on foot & Cars with one occupant on the day £15.00
Children under 16 years of age Free
Motorcycle groups & Coach parties by prior arrangement only POA

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