Annual D-Day Commemoration at the WWII Memorial

June 6, 2018 @ 11:00AM — 11:30PM

Ceremony Marking the 74th Anniversary of D-Day

Help us Honor and Remember the 160,000 Allied Troops that Landed on the Beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944!

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The Friends of the National World War II Memorial will commemorate the 74 years since 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France during a special commemoration and wreath presentation at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, DC on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 11:00 AM.

As part of the ceremony, several WWII and D-Day veterans will place wreaths at the Atlantic Arch of the World War II Memorial in memory of the 9,000 Allied soldiers killed or wounded during the invasion.

If you are a World War II veteran, or know of one, who would like to participate
in the D-Day Commemoration at the Memorial, please email!

We hope you'll join us on June 6th at the WWII Memorial!

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