Battle for the Skies (Air War) 75th Anniversary Commemoration

June 20, 2018 @ 11:30AM — 12:00PM

A special 75th anniversary ceremony commemorating the role of the U.S. and the Allies' air forces during WWII.

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On Wednesday, June 20th at 11:30 a.m., the Friends of the National World War II Memorial will host a brief ceremony and wreath presentation at the World War II Memorial's Atlantic and Pacific Arches to commemorate the 75th anniversary of World War II's air war or "Battle for the Skies" and to pay tribute to the men and women who served in the the United States' and Allies' air forces during WWII.

During the June 20th ceremony at the World War II Memorial, WWII veterans and representatives of our Allied Nations will present wreaths at the Atlantic and Pacific Arches of the Memorial in honor of all who served and in remembrance of the more than 88,000 American airmen killed and the hundreds of thousands of Allied airmen killed in the Battle for the Skies throughout the course of World War II.

If you are a World War II veteran, or know of one, who would like to participate in the Battle for the Skies 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the Memorial, please email!

We hope you'll join us on June 20th at the WWII Memorial!

The Friends of the National World War II Memorial's WWII 75th Anniversary Commemoration is generously sponsored by AT&T.
Generous support has also been provided by the Albert and Ethel Herzstein Charitable Foundation and Worthington Industries.

Event Location

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

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