The Glider Pilot Regiment was a British airborne forces unit of the Second World War, which was responsible for crewing the British Army's military gliders and saw action in the European theatre in support of Allied airborne operations. Their most famous engagements included Operation Deadstick (the capture of Pegasus Bridge) and Operation Freshman (a raid of a Heavy Water production facility), with their motto being Nihil est Impossibilis; "Nothing is Impossible".
The lecture will be held in the Dallas Conference Room 1a/b at the Leonardo Helicopters site in Yeovil.
Refreshments will be served at 18:00, with the lecture commencing at 18:30.
Dallas Conference Room 1A
BA 20 2YB
Entrance via Lysander Road.