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Zoom Presentation – The Miracle of D

Wed 14 Aug, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Zoom Presentation,

Overview –

This presentation will cover the following

The decisions by Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin.

The strategies by both Eisenhower and Rommel.

The complex and detailed planning involving hundreds of thousands of men and their equipment.

The myriads of German defences.

The deception and confusion of the Germans involving Patton.

The clever design of lots of military equipment.

The construction of an artificial harbour.

The scuttling of 52 ships to form a breakwater.

The towing and sinking of 210 Phoenix caissons to also form a breakwater.

The logistics to land the men and their equipment.

The aerial support of 1,000 heavy bombers and fighters.

The Naval support of 28 battleships and 56 destroyers.

The industrial might of America to build 1,700 Liberty ships and lots of other militar

Presenter –

Kez has had a lifelong interest in History and in particular military and naval history. Before retirement in 2018 he served 40 years as a history teacher at Kogarah High School. During that time, he taught several students who would win the NSW Premier’s Award for HSC History, was closely involved with the History Faculty at Sydney University for teacher training and was also involved in creating user scenarios for several historical military and naval computer simulations. Currently Kez is active as a volunteer guide at the Australian National Maritime Museum and recently joined the museum’s speaker’s group. In addition, he is a musician

Detail –

Date and Time:1100, Wednesday 14th. August 2024 (Sydney time)

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Wed 14 Aug
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Naval Historical Society of Australia
02 9537 0035
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Zoom Presentation