Find out more about Ventnor’s role in 1944 D-Day operations

In preparation for Operation Biting, the raid on the German radar array housed at Bruneval, British covering troops and paratroopers practise their withdrawal to landing craft during training in Britain in February 1942. With preparations for Normandy progressing by late 1943, could the alleged raid on Ventnor therefore have been the venue for rehearsing a future Bruneval-style operation?

Ahead of the D-Day 75 off Ventnor commemorations (all welcome, details within), David Baldwin shares this fascinating background to the town's involvement in the largest seaborne invasion in history.

Tuesday, 4th June, 2019 7:40pm

By David Baldwin