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How many people died on D-Day? Who were they? These are questions we at the National D-Day Memorial are frequently asked. Sometimes it’s a relative doing genealogy. Sometimes it’s representatives of the military or a government office. So far this year alone, representatives from New Jersey,...

One of the tougher parts of working at the National D-Day Memorial is saying goodbye. We all know the WWII generation is departing us rapidly, and many of our friends and supporters who wore a uniform in the war have answered their final role call....

The fire that has devastated Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has broken the hearts of the world; and we at the National D-Day Memorial share the shock and dismay. Many of our staff and volunteers have visited the majestic edifice; and, serving a mission which...

“Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months…” D-Day history buffs will automatically recognize these words from Gen. Dwight David Eisenhower as the Order of the Day, June...