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From Dieppe to Juno

The Juno Beach Centre in Courseulles-sur-Mer is organising a new temporary exhibition "From Dieppe to Juno" from 12 March 2022 to commemorate the 80 years anniversary of the Dieppe raid.

Robert Capa – Berlin Summer 1945

Robert Capa (1913–1954) was one of the twentieth century’s great photographers. His images of the battlefields of Europe have found their way into our collective visual memory. Virtually unknown, in contrast, are the six hundred shots he took of Berlin in the summer of 1945 while still wearing a US serviceman’s uniform. 

Generations: Portraits of Holocaust Survivors

Over 50 contemporary portraits of Holocaust survivors and their families shine a light on the full lives they have lived and our collective responsibility to cherish their stories.

Acadian Week 2021

Courseulles-sur-Mer, the Juno Beach Centre and other villages of Normandy pay hommage to the Acadian soldiers that participated to D-Day.

Wartime London: Art of the blitz

Explore the Second World War’s impact on London life with a unique art exhibition housed in the secret command centre where Winston Churchill and his inner circle directed the Allied effort.

Early Days

This new exhibition covers the events of 1938 to late 1939. Focusing on the team of early pioneers who set up the wartime codebreaking headquarters at Bletchley Park in the build-up to World War Two, this is a story of teamwork and ingenuity at a time of global challenge.

Together!

The Juno Beach Centre is highlighting the countries who contributed to the liberation of Europe from the yoke of nazism in the form of a temporary exhibit entitled “Together!”. This exhibit underlines their roles, contributions, and their links to Canadians on land, sea, and in the air.

Snapshots – Echoes of Silence – Luc Mary-Rabin

An assortment of 55 original prints by Luc Mary-Rabine dedicated to remembrance and in particular to the concentration camps and extermination centres are put on display at the Royal Military Museum. To create a link between past and present period pictures from the Museum collections complete the selection.

Potsdam Conference 1945 – Shaping the World

The Potsdam Conference marks one of the most important historical events of the 20th century. World-wide, it stands as a symbol of the endpoint of World War II in Europe and the outbreak of the Cold War. The “Potsdam Agreement” that was adopted at Cecilienhof Palace laid the foundation for the reshaping of the world after 1945.

Militracks 2022 – Oorlogsmuseum Overloon

Militracks is on Saturday 14 May and Sunday 15 May 2022. The military collectibles market opens at 09:00, at the same time as the gates to the grounds open. The vehicles begin driving starting at 09:30. From that time, there will be on-going rides, with a short lunch break at noon. Militracks lasts on both days until 17:00.

Great Women during the War: 1939-1945

During the Second World War, women experienced anxiety, fear, worry and loss, while holding on to hope. They contributed to the war effort by working and by drawing upon their energy and skills to seize new opportunities, and to successfully take on new responsibilities — often receiving little recognition in return.

Havendagen Tholen

Havendagen is a weekend of local celebration organised every two years in Tholen, in the southwest Netherlands. In 2021, the event will be dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the liberation.