To remember, honor, recognize, and thank the World War II generation who – through sacrifice, valor, dedication, and determination – preserved our freedom, saved our nation, and literally saved the world.
Friends has the lead responsibility in planning and staging major national public Commemorative Events at the WWII Memorial.
Friends sponsors a four-year World War II 75th Anniversary Commemoration from December 7, 2016 to September 2, 2020, highlighted by battle anniversary ceremonies, a flyover of historic aircraft, and other special events.
Friends captures and archives Voices of World War II, interviews with members of the Greatest Generation.
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Friends is grateful to the following Founding Sponsors for their ongoing commitment to preserving the legacy, lessons, and sacrifices of our Greatest Generation.