Miramar Memorial Service Marks 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Pacific Battles
‘Determination, fighting spirit of American soldiers’
Corporal James Dawson plays “Taps” at the conclusion of the Veterans Memorial Service, May 26, at Miramar National Cemetery.
(May 26, 2019) With the 75th Anniversary of the World War II invasion of Normandy to be observed in June, the Veterans Memorial Service at Miramar National Cemetery was dedicated to remembrance of D-Day veterans, as well as to veterans of battles fought during June 1944 in the Pacific.
On June 6, 1944, said Sallay Kim, Vice-President of the Miramar National Cemetery Support Foundation, which sponsors the annual service, 132,000 Allied soldiers landed on the beaches of Northern France. It was the largest invasion in [Continue Reading]