The Royal Victoria Hospital at Netley was handed over to the Americans in January 1944 ahead of the invasion of Normandy in June that year.
In this interactive session, students will explore D-Day events from the perspective of the U.S. Navy. Students will learn about: medical preparations for the Normandy invasions; conditions at the Royal Victoria Military Hospital; equipment, medicines and the treatment of war casualties; and the stories of some individual staff and patients of the hospital during D-Day.
Interactive session length: 90 minutes
Interactive session price: £6.50 per pupil