Photo credit: Neshan H. Naltchayan
The Friends of the National World War II Memorial, Inc. and the National Park Service honored World War II veterans at a special commemorative event at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.
In remembrance of the 68th Anniversary of the Allied Forces Victory in Europe during World War II, the V-E Day ceremony paid special recognition to all World War II veterans and especially those who fought in the European Theater during the war.
Sergeant Major of the United States Army Raymond F. Chandler III and TV personality Rita Cosby gave remarks and singer Tomaczek Bednarek performed “God Bless America.” All three presented wreaths at the Freedom Wall with veterans from World War II and Holocaust Survivors who were liberated from concentration camps at the end of the war.
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