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D-Day: The Soldiers' Story with Historian Giles Milton

The Sidmouth Literary Festival in partnership with Winstone’s Independent Bookshop are pleased to announce the kick off event: a talk with renowned historian and writer Giles Milton!

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Seventy-five years have passed since D-Day.

The ingeniously planned operation - an epic battle that involved 156,000 men – was, above all, a
story of individual heroics. This smaller scale story from the perspective of all sides has never fully been told until now. Giles takes us hour by hour through the day’s events to give the definitive soldier-on-the-beach account of the greatest seaborne invasion in history Giles Milton is an internationally best-selling author of non-fiction. His last book, Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare, was a Sunday Times best-seller. His other seven critically acclaimed works of history include Nathaniel's Nutmeg, serialised by the BBC.

Join us at Kennaway House in the Cellar Bar for this fascinating talk at 4:30 pm.

Tickets can be purchased at Winstone’s Independent Bookshop at number 10 High Street, Sidmouth, or bought online at Eventbrite by clicking here.

Please remember to bring your ticket along to the event, and we shall see you there!

If you have any queries, please phone Winstone’s at 01395 579969