D-Day Landings in Benidorm

Fri Jun 16th 2017 to Sun Jun 18th 2017
Alicante, Poniente Beach, Benidorm

Event Details

Benidorm is standing in for Normandy for a re-enactment of the D-Day landings of World War II. There will be vintage military vehicles, soldiers and music from the 1940s as well as food stalls and so much more.
Full programme is attached but highlights include:
Friday June 16:  18.30h, a parade of military vehicles relating to WW2, will drive through Benidorm streets
Saturday 17 June: 19.00h, a re-enactment of The D-Day landings, using a boat from the era, helicopters, parachutes, plus special effects and more than 200 military personnel will take place on Poniente Beach.
This will be followed by a spectacular, cinematic style , sound and light show, will illuminate the skies above the old town of Benidorm at midnight.
Sunday June 18: 13.00h. Operation Avalanche Salerno, a re-enactment of the allied troops entering into Italy in 1943 again using military vehicles, parachutes and equipment from the era.



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