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News

Veterans of WWII Battle for Brest honored on 75th Anniversary (Connecting Vets)

OpEd: Student-Veteran relationships benefit both parties (Daily Press)

75th Anniversary Commemoration, Battle of Saipan (Saipan Tribune)

D-Day heroes remembered at D.C. World War II memorial (KAIT)

D-Day heroes celebrated on historic anniversary (KTUU)

75 years later, a chance to say thank you (ConnectingVets)

9,000 names read at World War II Memorial for 75th anniversary of D-Day (WTOP)

Names of fallen heard in capital (Arkansas Democrat Gazette)

D-Day remembered in 75th anniversary ceremony (PBS)

Reading of Names Commemorates D-Day (Department of Defense)

World War II military deaths remembered at National Mall memorial

On Victory in Europe Day, Honor Those Who Served (OpEd by Friends’ Chairman Josiah Bunting III)

Friends Executive Director Holly Rotondi Interviewed on “The CV Report”

Friends of the National World War II Memorial Statement on the Passing of President George H.W. Bush

Remembering the Invasion of Sicily in World War II (Circa)

Veterans Reflect on D-Day 74 Years Later (The Story with Martha MacCallum)

Discovering Washington, D.C.’s Historical Marvels (Jetline Cruise)

Toski Brothers Honored for World War II Service in Washington, D.C.

WWII Veterans remember V-E Day in Washington

Redskins President Bruce Allen Speaks At Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

WWII vets honored at their memorial

NFL coaching great Marv Levy remembers the euphoria of V-J Day

Redskins Take Part In Pearl Harbor Commemoration

Redskins Take Part In Pearl Harbor Commemoration (VIDEO)

World War II veterans gather in Washington to commemorate V-J Day (Stars and Stripes)

The Greatest Generation Commemorates V-J Day at the National World War II Memorial (photos) (The Georgetowner)

Veterans say wading in WWII Memorial’s Rainbow Pool ‘disrespectful’ (Fox News)

New Signs Considered to Prevent World War II Memorial Wading (Military.com)

Should people wade in the WWII Memorial pools? (WJLA)

At the WWII Memorial, a complicated question: To wade or not to wade? (Washington Post)

Ceremony marks 72nd anniversary of D-Day (WNYT)

D-Day Commemoration Held at World War II Memorial in Washington DC (Getty Images)

D-Day: Ceremonies Mark 72 Years Since Normandy Landings (WNBC)

Veterans present wreaths at World War II Memorial (WTOP)

Veterans present wreaths at Freedom Wall on Memorial Day (FOX 5)

World War II Memorial ceremony honors the fallen (Stars and Stripes)

WWII Today, The Reading List: Josiah Bunting III (WWII Magzine/HISTORYNET.com)

Events

Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
Liberation of Paris 75th Anniversary Commemorative Mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle
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Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
Liberation of Paris 75th Anniversary Commemoration and Concert at the WWII Memorial
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Monday, September 2, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.
V-J Day Observance at the WWII Memorial
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Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 11:30 a.m.
Battle of Nancy 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial
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Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 11:30 a.m.
Battle of Peleliu 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial
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Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 11:30 a.m.
Operation Market Garden 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial
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Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 11:30 a.m.
Battle of Angaur 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial
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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 11:30 a.m.
Battle of Hurtgen Forest 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial
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Friday, September 27, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
Battle of Metz 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial
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Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 11:30 a.m.
Battle of Aachen 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial
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Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 11:30 a.m.
Battle of Leyte Gulf 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial
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Monday, November 11, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
Veterans Day Observance at the WWII Memorial
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Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
7th Annual Haydn Williams World War II Memorial Legacy Lecture
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Saturday, December, 2019 at 12:53 p.m.
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Observance at the WWII Memorial
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Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.
Christmas Caroling at the WWII Memorial
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Monday, December 16, 2019 at 11:30 a.m.
Battle of the Bulge 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial
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If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Friends Executive Director Holly Rotondi at 202.675.2017 or by email.

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