Festival talks by Paul Beaver

61. TEDDER: ARCHITECT OF ALLIED AIR POWER

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Paul Beaver and Air Marshal Ed Stringer will discuss the brilliant but sometimes controversial wartime career of Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder, who rose to become first head of Allied Air Forces in the Mediterranean and then Deputy Supreme Allied Commander from before D-Day until the end of the war.

FRIDAY THIRTIES: 30 minute talks on a fascinating range of subjects throughout Friday morning and afternoon.

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1. D-DAY 75 MORNING

To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, we are holding a special morning of events on the subject. To look at the battle beyond D-Day and the role of air power in the Allied victory, we have gathered an exclusive panel of experts and veterans for what will be a highly informative and memorable morning.

9.30am TYPHOONS AND THE EFFECT OF AIR POWER
Paul Beaver, John Buckley, Paul Stoddart

10.15am D-DAY VETERANS
Laurie Weeden Glider Pilot
Joe Cattini RASC Driver
Richard Llewellyn Navigating Officer’s Assistant, HMS Ajax

11am  Coffee

11.20am BEYOND D-DAY: WALKING THE GROUND
Paul Woodadge

12.05pm THE NORMANDY TRENCH
A tour of the WWII Trench

12.30pm MONTY: THE MARMITE FIELD MARSHAL
Peter Caddick-Adams, James Holland

 

 

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