This Day In History

  • 1943 1st Loyals detachment takes part in Allied Victory Parade through Tunis.
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Future Events


Sat 8 Preston Military Show, Fulwood Barracks
Fri 14 Friends Study Evening. ‘The Power of the Still Image’  Roger Goodwin shows some of the great photographs of history, and why so many were war-related. David Rogan recalls one of the greatest marvels of World War II – the Mulberry Harbour
Sat 29 Preston Armed Forces Day.  Museum will be present on the Flag Market
Sun 1- Sat 7 Friends Annual Battlefield Tour ‘Normandy Rose II’
Sat 14 National Heritage Day. Museum open day.
Fri 27 Friends Study Evening. WW2 Naval Operations in the Mediterranean. James Heyworth relates the exploits of the pioneering Italian frogmen who caused havoc to the British fleet. David Rogan looks at the magnificent looking but flawed ships of the wartime Italian Navy.
Tues 29 – Sat 2  ‘D-Day Models.’  An exhibition to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, by the North West Model Shipwrights and International Plastic Modellers Society.
Sat 9 Memorabilia Day. Bring your militaria for identification by our experts. At the Museum. 11.00 am – 3.00 pm . Light refreshments (tea, coffee, cakes) for a small donation.
Fri 22 Friends Study Evening.  “Wars and Operations in Afghanistan”. The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment’s tours of duty on Op HERRICK.  John Downham outlines the history of our Regiments through the Afghan Wars.
Thu 12 Friends Annual General Meeting and Volunteers’ Lunch.