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October 2021

Lunchbox Lecture: Remembering the Reuben James

October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Livestream

Free Program Available Through Facebook Live and YouTube National D-Day Memorial Director of Education John Long will mark the 80th anniversary of the sinking of the Reuben James, a maritime tragedy that nearly launched the US into World War II six weeks before Pearl Harbor. Learn more about…

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U.S. Navy Birthday

October 13 @ 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. Navy

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Homeschool Day

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle VA 24523 United States

Registration details to come. Email education@dday.org for information.

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Lunchbox Lecture: The 29th Division in the Great War

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Livestream

Free Program Available Through Facebook Live and YouTube Join Jimmy Kilbourne, Executive Director of the 116th Infantry Regiment Foundation and the Stonewall Brigade Museum in Verona, VA, to hear the fascinating story of the 29th Division in the First World War. The role of the 29th in World…

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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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