Air museum to commemorate 75th anniversary of D-Day landings

Air museum to commemorate 75th anniversary of D-Day landings

Seventy-five years ago on the morning of June 6, 1944 – D-Day – allied forces landed on the beaches of Normandy, France, beginning the liberation of Western Europe and defeat of Germany during World War II.

On Thursday, June 6, from 5-9 p.m., the Dakota Territory Air Museum in Minot will present “D-Day: 75.” A special invitation is being extended to all military veterans.

The air museum will be open normal hours on June 6 until 5 p.m. and then remain open for the special D-Day commemoration event.

Starting at 6 p.m., narrations will begin from guests including Consul Robert Pengelly at the Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis and a representative from Minot Air Force Base. Pengelly is the incoming Consul and Program Manager responsible for political/economic relations and public affairs.

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