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September 2022

POW/MIA Recognition Day

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States

The Memorial will honor American service members who were held captive and returned and remember those who remain missing. Commemoration details coming soon.

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Lunchbox Lecture: The Glidermen of D-Day

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Korean War paratrooper and Silver Star recipient Bob VandeLinde will discuss the glidermen of D-Day. This virtual presentation will be available online on YouTube and Facebook.

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October 2022

Homefront Festival

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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Due to Hurricane Ian, Homefront Festival, originally scheduled for Saturday, October 1, 2022 is POSTPONED. A new date will be announced at a later time. Tickets purchased in advance will be honored as general admission tickets, good on any day.    

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They Won’t Die Twice American Premiere Saturday Showing

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bobbie G. Johnson Pavilion National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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The National D-Day Memorial presents the American premiere of They Won’t Die Twice, a documentary telling the harrowing stories of three heroes of D-Day who would make the ultimate sacrifice during the summer of 1944. Produced by Florent Plana and Jenny Post, They Won’t Die…

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They Won’t Die Twice American Premiere Sunday Showing

October 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bobbie G. Johnson Pavilion National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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The National D-Day Memorial presents the American premiere of They Won’t Die Twice, a documentary telling the harrowing stories of three heroes of D-Day who would make the ultimate sacrifice during the summer of 1944. Produced by Florent Plana and Jenny Post, They Won’t Die…

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Homeschool Day

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States

Homeschooled students and their families are invited for special tours, programs, and demonstrations to learn more about D-Day and what it took to claim victory. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

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Lunchbox Lecture: The Time Left Between Us

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fleda A. Ring Education Quonset Hut, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24551
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Alicia DeFonzo will join us virtually to share her new book, The Time Left Between Us. The book retraces her grandfather's tour of WWII Europe as an Army combat engineer and looks at how we might bridge the gap between those who fought and those who…

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Scout Day

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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At the National D-Day Memorial's annual Scout Day, scouts will receive a guided tour of the Memorial, learn about D-Day through a unique educational program, and engage in fun activities and games that will help them discover more about World War II. All participants will…

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November 2022

Veterans Day Observance

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bedford Moose Lodge, 2986 W Lynchburg Salem Tpke
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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Location change: Due to the potential for inclement weather, the Veterans Day ceremony will be held at the Bedford Moose Lodge, located at 2986 W Lynchburg-Salem Tpke, Bedford, VA.  The Memorial will be open 10AM-5PM Veterans Day with free admission all day. Keynote speaker Major…

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December 2022

Flames of Memory 2022 Night 1

December 2 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, 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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