Join Sue Templeman from Quorn Village museum in her fascinating talk about the 82nd Airborne

During WW2 the village of Quorn played host to 2000 American paratroopers of the US 82nd Airborne Division, 505 Parachute Infantry Regiment. They arrived at Quorn Station on February 14th, 1944 to prepare for an unknown operation, we now know that this turned out to be D-Day. They were welcomed in the village with open arms.

The men trained at many local sites, including Bradgate Park. This talk not only covers the impact that the Americans had on the local area, but also tells the story of what happened to the camp after the Americans left. 

A 'Wartime Supper' is included

Minimum age 14

Car Parking is included in the ticket cost

No dogs please

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