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69th D-Day Anniversary

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Bedford, VA - 69 years ago, soldiers stormed the beach of Normandy in a crucial turning point in World War II.

Thursday, the National D-Day Memorial will honor those soldiers who fought in that horrific battle.

The ceremony will include speaker Brigadier General Charles Whittington.

The memorial will also dedicate a series of plaques that will recognize several D-Day veterans who are expected to attend.

There will also be music from Enduring Freedom Honor Team.

The ceremony is at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Bedford D-Day Memorial.

Admission is free until noon.

Guest are asked to bring their own chairs.

 

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