Date/time: Saturday, June 8th, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
For D-Day’s 75th anniversary, Retired Navy Captain Wilbur Jones, a nationally known Wilmington author and military historian, will discuss the U.S. Navy’s role (Operation Neptune) in executing the Normandy invasion.
He will lecture briefly at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm, and will be available for questions and exchanges during the entire period. He will show a continuous slide show of the Navy’s D-Dy 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.