Johnny Johnson to speak in Retford

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Our old friend George ‘Johnny’ Johnson is going to be busier than usual next month, because his autobiography is being published by Ebury Press, just in time for the 71st anniversary of the Dams Raid.
One of the public events to promote the book will be held near to his former home in Retford. On Friday 23 May, Johnny is giving a public talk at Retford Town Hall. He will also be answering questions from the public and signing copies.
Johnny will be joined on stage by Eric Quinney who, as a post-war pilot in 83 Squadron, flew one of the Lancasters used in the 1955 film.
The event is being organised by local bookseller Paul Trickett. Tickets for the event can be purchased and printed off here.

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4 responses to “Johnny Johnson to speak in Retford

  1. Nigel Favill

    Another great event Dambuster fans must attend , may i add there is free parking close by and also a bar for refreshments . The venue is idealy suited for the night.. Will we be seeing you tere Charles ? , what an added bonus that would be .

  2. Nigel Favill

    Sorry i forgot two mention two Tirpitz vets visiting as well. Paul Trickett will have more info on that closer to date .

  3. Ian Moore

    Have booked two tickets to the evening, I cant wait to go. Just to be in the presence of a living legend will be an fantastic honour. Can’t wait to get my hands On the book, to meet him and have him sign it!!! I could only dreamer havinga qquarter of those brave men’s courage…

  4. karen cooper

    Me and my partner have tickets to go tomorrow cant wait. To hear of his bravery and his friends who fought for us. Will be very moving and will be sure to have a few tissues at the ready.
    True legend.

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