V-E Day Observance at the World War II Memorial

May 8, 2019 @ 11:00AM — 12:00PM

A special ceremony marking the 74th anniversary of the Allied Forces Victory in the Atlantic and the end of World War II in Europe.

Honor our Greatest Generation on V-E Day at the WWII Memorial!

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The Friends of the National World War II Memorial invites you to join us as we pay tribute to the Greatest Generation at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, DC on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. The ceremony will mark the 74th anniversary of the Allied Forces Victory in the Atlantic and the end of WWII in Europe.

As part of the commemoration, more than a dozen World War II veterans will place wreaths at the WWII Memorial's Freedom Wall in remembrance of the more than 400,000 Americans and 60 million people killed worldwide during the deadliest military conflict in human history.

If you are a WWII veteran, or know of one, who would like to participate in the V-E Day Observance at the Memorial, please email hrotondi@wwiimemorialfriends.org!

Event Location
National World War II Memorial
1750 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20024
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