Schedule of Events

2020 Schedule of Events

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Wednesday, January 1 at 11:30 AM

Operation Nordwind 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial

Thursday, January 9 at 11:30 AM

Battle of Luzon 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial

Monday, January 20 at 11:30 AM

Colmar Pocket 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial

Monday, February 3 at 11:30 AM

Battle of Manila 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial

Wednesday, February 19 at 11:30 AM

Battle of Iwo Jima 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial

Tuesday, March 24 at 11:30 AM

Operation Varsity 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial

Wednesday, April 1 at 11:30 AM

Battle of Okinawa 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial

Monday, April 6 at 11:30 AM

Operation Grapeshot (Spring Offensive) 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial

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Saturday, April 18 at 11:30 AM

Ruhr Pocket 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial

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Wednesday, April 29 at 11:30 AM

Liberation of the Concentration Camps 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial

POSTPONED — TBD

“The Liberator” by Alex Kershaw Presentation and Panel Discussion

Friday, May 8 at 11:00 AM

V-E Day 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial

Monday, May 25 at 9:00 AM

Memorial Day Observance at the WWII Memorial

Saturday, June 6 at 10:00 AM

D-Day Commemoration at the WWII Memorial

Monday, July 20 – Saturday, July 25

5th Annual Friends of the National World War II Memorial Teachers Conference at Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center

Wednesday, September 2 at 11:00 AM

V-J Day 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the WWII Memorial

Wednesday, November 11 at 9:00 AM

Veterans Day Observance at the WWII Memorial

Wednesday, November 18 at 9:00 AM

8th Annual Haydn Williams World War II Memorial Legacy Lecture

Monday, December 7 at 12:53 PM

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Observance at the WWII Memorial

Saturday, December 12 at 4:30 p.m.

Christmas Caroling at the WWII Memorial

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