Upcoming Events

23 April 2014 - The Oriental Club, Mayfair

Book Launch

The book launch will be attended by Fred Glover, 9th Parachute Battalion and Johnny Johnson, 2nd Ox and Bucks, both of whom feature in the book. By invitation only.

29th April 2014 - IWM Duxford

Press launch

The press launch is for the book and accompanying exhibition at IWM Duxford and will be attended by Geoff Pattinson, 9th Parachute Battalion and Nick Archdale, 7th Parachute Battalion, both of whom feature in the book. By invitation only.

29th April - December 2014 - IWM Duxford

Exhibition

The accompanying exhibition at IWM Duxford will be in the Mezzanine Gallery of Airspace. It features 15 of the photos from the book. A 16th image from the book will be displayed in the Airborne Assault Museum, also in Airspace, next to the model of the Horsa cockpit. The exhibition is produced by the Airborne Assault Museum and Helion & Comapny.

April - December 2014 - D-Day Museum, Portsmouth

Display

A digital display of 15 of the images from the book will run at the D-Day Museum in Portsmouth from late April 2014.

30th April 2014, 12:00 - 12:45 - BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Interview

Photographer Robin Savage talks to broadcaster Sue Dougan about the IWM Duxford exhibition and book. 95.7 and 96fm or listen here www.bbc.co.uk/radiocambridgeshire.

3rd May 2014 - Photo Professional

Publication

One of the photography trade's leading magazines is running a 6 page feature on the project for their June issue, including 10 of the images from the book and an interview with photographer Robin Savage.

28th May 2014, 7pm - Waterstones Piccadilly

Book signing

Geoff Pattinson, 9th Parachute Battalion and James Corrigan, 6th Durham Light Infantry will be signing copies of the book along with photographer Robin Savage. The event is free but you must reserve a place to attend. Email piccadilly@waterstones.com to book a place.

5 June 2014, 2pm - Merville Battery, Normandy

Book signing

Photographer Robin Savage will be signing copies of the book at the Merville Battery as part of their 70th anniversary celebrations. Veterans featured in the book are likely to be in attendance.

24 June 2014, 6pm - Waterstones, Ipswich

Book signing

Ron Perry, 7th Parachute Battalion, who features in the book, will be talking about his D-Day experiences and signing copies of the book along with photographer Robin Savage. The event is free.

5th July 2014 - Redoubt Fortress & Military Museum, Eastbourne

Lecture

Photographer Robin Savage will display a selection of his favourite images from the collection and will talk about who each of the veterans are and discuss their stories connected to the photographs. Fred Glover, 9th Parachute Battalion, who is featured in the book, will also be in attendance and will talk about his remarkable D-Day story.

22 July 2014, time TBC - Waterstones, Norwich

Book signing

Len Fox, RASC att. 53rd Welsh Division and Jack Woods, 9th Battalion, Royal Tank Regiment, who both feature in the book, will be talking about their D-Day experiences and signing copies of the book along with photographer Robin Savage. Tickets are £5, redeemable against the purchase price of the book and are available in store or by calling 01603 767292.

9th November 2014, 12pm & 2pm - D-Day Museum, Portsmouth

Remembrance Sunday Lecture

Photographer Robin Savage will display a selection of his favourite images from the collection and will talk about who each of the veterans are and discuss their stories connected to the photographs.

11th December 2014, time TBC - National Army Museum, London

Lecture and signing

Details TBC