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Alexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee to Commemorate Anniversary of D-Day with Lecture | News Release | City of Alexandria

Alexandria remembers the sacrifice of American troops as well as celebrates its sister city partnership with Caen, France by commemorating the anniversary of the D-Day invasions on the beaches of Normandy with two events this June.

On Thursday, June 1st at 7pm at the Lyceum the committee invites the public to attend a lecture on “The Battle for Caen, June/July 1944” with the Senior Historian to the Secretary of Defense, Lieutenant Colonel Tom Christianson, U.S. Army (retired). Learn from his expertise teaching Military History and European History at the United States Military Academy at West Point and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, as well as his time as aide-de-camp to the Commander Land Forces Southern Europe. A reception will follow the lecture.

$5 donation.  Advance registration is encouraged at shop.alexandriava.gov

 

Contact:

Alexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee– alexandriacaensistercities@gmail.com

Lecture: Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314 703.746.4994

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, e-mail Nicole.Quinn@alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.4554 or Virginia Relay 711. 

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