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US Navy at the Normandy D-Day Invasion - June 6, 1944

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  • To mark D-Day's 75th anniversary, retired Navy Captain Wilbur Jones, a nationally known Wilmington author and military historian, will discuss the US Navy's role (Operation Neptune) in executing the Normandy invasion.

    He will lecture briefly at 11am and 1pm, and will be available for questions and exchanges during the entire period. He will show a continuous slide show of the Navy's D-Day involvement.

    Jones will also sign copies of his World War II books including the award-winning "A Sentimental Journey" and "The Journey Continues," both about wartime Wilmington; "Football! Navy! War!"; and "Gyrene: The World War II United States Marine."

    • Presented By:  Battleship NORTH CAROLINA
    • Time:  10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Price:  Free with admission

US Navy at the Normandy D-Day Invasion - June 6, 1944
  • PO Box 480
  • Wilmington, NC 28402
  • June 8, 2019
  • Battleship NORTH CAROLINA
  • Free with admission