Commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day at Evergreen Museum

Join a dynamic convergence of industry leaders in honoring WWII Veterans

Aerial photograph of a Normandy beach on D-Day, flown by Air Commodore Eric Campbell Geddes - Crown Copyright
Aircorps Art Dec 2019


PRESS RELEASE

 Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum unveils Remembering D-Day: a commemorative 80th anniversary event on Saturday, June 8 in honor of the Battle of Normandy and all World War II Veterans. 

The event will feature a full day of Battle of Normandy itinerary, beginning with a screening of D-Day in the Evergreen Giant Screen Theater. When the lights go up, our Education Director, Jay Lacano, will facilitate an engaging panel of speakers, including Boeing’s Senior Historian Mike Lombardi, WWII Veterans, C-47 Skytrain specialist Don Keller, and more. These subject matter experts will discuss D-Day in detail and its impact on WWII and global war strategy. After lunch, guests are welcome to join a specialized tour centered around the Museum’s C-47 Skytrain, which flew in the Battle of Normandy.

“We’re honored to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day this year,” Lacano said. “We are forever grateful to the Veterans who served during WWII. It is truly incredible to know that the fate of hundreds of millions rested in the hands of those brave soldiers, sailors, and airmen who fought so gallantly at Normandy.”

Tickets are $15 for children and Veterans, $25 for adults, free for Museum Members, and include full-day access to both the Aviation and Space Museums. Donations to our C-47 Skytrainrestoration effort are highly encouraged. 

 
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