SOE in Tangmere Airfield Walk with Andy Saunders – Friday 28th April 2023
Come and learn more about the fascinating and dangerous role played by the SOE in WWII and the close connection with Tangmere Airfield. The morning will consist of a guided tour of the museum with one of the museum’s curators. Special emphasis will be placed on the SOE exhibition within the museum. This tour will be followed by a pub lunch at the local popular Gribble Inn. In the afternoon Andy Saunders, the renowned military & aviation historian, will host a discussion in the museum on the SOE and the logistics of flying agents into occupied France.
Andy Saunders is a writer and researcher specialising in military and aviation history. He has been involved in this work for over 40 years and was co-founder and the first curator of Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, Britain’s most successful independent aviation museum.
He was editor of ‘Britain at War’ magazine, then the UK’s best-selling military history monthly, until September 2018. He is currently editor of a specialist military history magazine, launched in June 2019, called Iron Cross, which features German military history 1914 – 1945.
Cost per person £60
which includes; entry to the museum, lights refreshments in the morning and afternoon. The price does not include lunch at the Gribble Inn.
Approximate duration of tour: from 10.00 to 16.00.