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D-Day 75th Anniversary | The U.S. Navy at the Normandy D-Day Invasion, June 6, 1944

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.

Any questions? Please call (910) 399-9117 or email