Talk: Normandy ‘44
Winchester: Sunday 3 November, 15.40–16.40
Talk synopsis: In this 75th anniversary year of D-Day and the Battle for Normandy, James Holland will present a very fresh and original overview of the campaign from its planning to its inception, dispelling a number of deeply held myths and casting new light on this most brutal fight for the liberation of Europe.
Speaker bio: James Holland is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning historian, writer, and broadcaster. The author of a number of bestselling histories he has presented – and written – a large number of television programmes and series. He has a weekly world war two podcast, We Have Ways of Making You Talk,with Al Murray, and is chair of the Chalke Valley History Festival.