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Schedule of Events • 75th Anniversary • Voices of WWII
Friends of the National World War II Memorial
Friends of the National World War II Memorial (Friends), based in Washington, D.C., is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to teaching lessons of yesterday to unite generations of tomorrow. Founded in 2007 by the creators of the National World War II Memorial, Friends brings Americans of all backgrounds and ages together for national ceremonies and experiences at the Memorial and for online educational programs centered around the themes of American unity, shared values and ideals, and the spirit of community, inspiring them with timeless stories of sacrifice, dedication, and valor.
Friends of the National World War II Memorial COVID-19 Response
To see our response to COVID-19 and how it will affect our events, please click here.
If you would like to send a message to a World War II veteran who may be isolated during the novel coronavirus crisis, please click here.
WWII Memorial Commemorative Coin Campaign
To support our efforts, please click here.
Thursday, April 29 at 10:30 a.m. ET
Book Talk: The Liberator with Alex Kershaw
More information here.
Saturday, May 8 at 11 a.m. ET
V-E Day at the World War II Memorial
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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.