National D-Day Memorial

3 Overlord Circle, Bedford, VA 24523 - United States





Located in Bedford, VA, the community that experienced America's highest per capita losses on D-Day, the National D-Day Memorial Foundation exists to preserve the lessons and legacies of Allied Forces in the invasion of Normandy, June 6, 1944. The fifty-acre site takes the visitor through a chronological survey of the planning, implementation, and aftermath of Operation Overlord, the largest land-sea-air invasion of the war, giving Allies a path to victory over Nazi Germany.


Outdoor sculptures, interpretive plaques, and a haunting beach tableau help to tell the story of what happened on D-Day.

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