June 6 is the 77th anniversary of the D-Day invasion in Normandy. Bedford, Virginia
The decisive World War II invasion took a horrific toll on Bedford, a town of about 4,000 at the time. Its D-Day losses were among the steepest, proportionally, of any community in America.
GEN Dwight D. (Ike) Eisenhower was the Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Forces (SCAEF) for Operation ‘Overlord’.
Replica of the SHAPE Patch
Statue of a soldier wading ashore at Normandy
No Man Left Behind