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November 2021

Lunchbox Lecture: Mail Call! Sending letters during World War II

November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Livestream

Free Program Available Through Facebook Live and YouTube James Triesler, Director of Education at the Virginia War Memorial, will speak on the wartime postal system that was a vital line of communication for those in uniform and their families at home. Getting a letter meant everything—but it…

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U.S. Marine Corps Birthday

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle VA 24523 United States

Free admission for all current members and veterans of  the U.S. Marine Corps

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Veterans Day

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle VA 24523 United States

Keynote speaker and historian Mitchell Yockelson, author of The Paratrooper Generals, will pay special tribute to one particular D-Day participant, Major Frederick Kellam of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment. Guests can meet Yockelson at a book signing following the ceremony. Free admission until noon.

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December 2021

Flames of Memory 2021 Night 1

December 3 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle VA 24523 United States

As twilight deepens and obscured the Blue Ridge, the Memorial will honor the 4,415 men killed on D-Day. Arranged throughout the grounds, thousands of luminarias will shine in recognition of Overlord's fallen and in tribute to the ultimate sacrifice each made to relight the lamp…

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Flames of Memory 2021 Night 2

December 4 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle VA 24523 United States

As twilight deepens and obscured the Blue Ridge, the Memorial will honor the 4,415 men killed on D-Day. Arranged throughout the grounds, thousands of luminarias will shine in recognition of Overlord's fallen and in tribute to the ultimate sacrifice each made to relight the lamp…

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Flames of Memory 2021 Night 3

December 5 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle VA 24523 United States

As twilight deepens and obscured the Blue Ridge, the Memorial will honor the 4,415 men killed on D-Day. Arranged throughout the grounds, thousands of luminarias will shine in recognition of Overlord's fallen and in tribute to the ultimate sacrifice each made to relight the lamp…

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