top of page

The Polish D-Day Story

< Back

15 June 2023

The Polish D-Day Story


The 307 Squadron Project will stage "The Polish D-Day Story" on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 July in Portsmouth covering the role of the Polish armed forces, which took part in the D-Day operation and the Normandy campaign in June 1944.

The event will be held at The D-Day Story Museum, Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3NT from 10.30 until 16.30 on both days and will aim to promote British-Polish friendship and cooperation. Highlights are:

The Polish D-Day Story exhibition in Polish and English

Presentation and speeches by invited guests

Screening of the film "ORP Blyskawica - Faithful Ship"

Unique multimedia materials

Artistic performance by the Polish Saturday School 'November Insurgents in Portsmouth'

The VIPs expected to attend include: Deputy Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, Councillor Jason Fazackarley, Deputy Lady Mayoress of Portsmouth Ms Helen Mitchell, Polish Consul General Mateusz Stąsiek, Member of Parliament for Portsmouth North, the Lord President of the Privy Council and Leader of the House of Commons, Penny Mordaunt MP. Health permitting, the event will hopefully be attended by 101-year-old veteran Colonel Otton Hulacki from the Isle of Wight.


Entry to The Polish D-Day Story is free. However, standard admission charges apply to The D-Day Story Museum and are available on the door or in advance on-line at this link

bottom of page