May 25, 2020 @ 9:00AM — 9:35AM
A special online ceremony paying tribute to the more than 400,000 Americans who lost their lives during WWII.
On Monday, May 25th at 9:00 a.m., the Friends of the National World War II Memorial will release a pre-recorded video of our virtual Memorial Day observance featuring remarks Friends of the National World War II Memorial's Chairman Josiah Bunting III and Vice Chair Jane Droppa; National Mall and Memorial Parks Superintendent Jeff Reinbold; Chaplain (COL) Tim Bonner; and WWII orphan Roberta Nolan, daughter of 1LT James O’Boyle Lyons, who was taken prisoner of war during the Battle of the Bulge on December 21, 1944, and died on May 15, 1945, less than a month following his release as a result of conditions during his imprisonment.
The ceremony will also feature a special musical performance by Operation Song accompanied by photos provided by the American World War II Orphans Network to highlight those who gave the ultimate sacrifice during WWII.
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