Virtual Programs

Explore World War II history through digital programming for all ages offered by the National D-Day Memorial.

Funding has been provided by Virginia Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan of 2020. For more information, please visit www.VirginiaHumanities.org 

Upcoming Programs

Virtual Book Club: The Splendid and the Vile

Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Free Program

Available through Facebook Live and YouTube, and as a recording on both Facebook and YouTube afterward. 

Join the National D-Day Memorial for a discussion of The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz by Erik Larson.

Support the Memorial and purchase your book through the National D-Day Memorial’s Online Gift Shop. Visit www.dday.org/shop to purchase.


Student Livestream: A Date Which Will Live in Infamy

Monday, December 7, 2020 at 11:10 a.m. ET and 1:10 p.m. ET

Free Program through Streamable Learning.

Register to receive the Zoom link for the 11:10 a.m. program here and the 1:10 p.m. program here.

Intended Audience: 6-12th Grades

On December 7, 1941, Japan conducted a surprise attack at Pearl Harbor launching the United States into World War II. Learn more about how this attack impact the American people’s perspective of World War II during this program.

Student Livestream: Christmas in Wartime

Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 11:10 a.m. ET 

Free Program through Streamable Learning.

Register to receive the Zoom link for the program here.

Intended Audience: K-5th Grades

World War II impacted how holidays were celebrated with family members serving overseas and rationing limiting what could be bought in the store. Did you know that even Santa joined the war effort? In this program, we will learn how people celebrated Christmas during the 1940s and then together, we will make a ornament.