The National D-Day Memorial is a
congressionally approved national war memorial in Bedford, Virginia, honoring the
American GIs who participated in the invasion of France at Normandy on June 6, 1944,
during World War II (1939–1945). Dedicated on June 6, 2001, by United States
president George W. Bush and receiving as many as 100,000 visitors per year, the
memorial is remarkable for its stone arch that rises nearly forty-five feet in the
air. . .
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