The Build up to D-Day, Bangor's Role Exhibition

D-Day, the beginning of the end of war in Europe.
 
Learn more about the role Bangor played in the preparations for Operation Overlord.
 
Some 30,000 Allied forces waited in Belfast Lough to become part of the largest armada in history.
 
This exhibition explores both soldiers’ and civilians’ experiences of the town during
this momentous time in our history.
 
Did you know that a signal station was erected on the rooftop of the Royal Hotel or that the Pickie Hotel became the American Red Cross Club? 
 
Or perhaps that Hollywood heart throb Clark Gable stayed to film the arrival and departure of the Allied forces?
 
Come and visit North Down Museum to find out more.