Bedford, Virginia: National D-Day Memorial Team Field Report

816 Burks Hill Rd, Bedford, VA
South of Bedford, at the intersection of Hwys 460 and 122. You pay at the Bedford Welcome Center, then are shuttled to the Memorial.
Daily 10-5. Invasion pool drained Jan-mid-March. (Call to verify)
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D-Day Memorial National D-Day Memorial
Private memorial to the Allied landings in Normandy on June 6, 1944. Statues, symbolism, but not much shade. Report... [06/02/2013]

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National D-Day Memorial

Memorial to the Allied landing in Normandy, France in 1944.

[Ashley, 09/13/2009]

Bedford, VA lost more men per capita on D-Day than any other American city. The sprawling memorial has many notable features, including a stylized landing craft, beachhead, and fountains simulating enemy fire; a sculpture of soldiers scaling a cliff; and a Necrology Wall listing the honored dead.

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