Normandy 2024

80th Anniversary 

Battlefield return

The Best Defense Foundation and Delta Air Lines will be taking  WWII veterans back to Normandy to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day. The veterans will experience 12 days of celebrations, remembrances and commemorations in honor of the liberation of France and Europe and their historic return!

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NORMANDY 8OTH ANNIVERSARY

EVENT SCHEDULE

June 1, 2024:

Veterans Arrive in Atlanta, GA
Kick-off Dinner

June 2, 2024:

Depart for Normandy

June 3, 2024:

Arrival at Deauville – Normandy Airport

June 4, 2024:

Events in Normandy TBD

June 5, 2024:

Events in Normandy TBD

June 6, 2024:

Official D-Day
Commemoration Ceremony

June 7, 2024:

Overlord Museum Autograph Signing

June 8, 2024:

Carentan Parade

June 9, 2024:

La Fiere Jump
Ste Mere Eglise Parade

June 10, 2024:

School Visit

June 11, 2024:

Events in Normandy TBD

June 12, 2024:

Return to Atlanta
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

BATTLEFIELD RETURN

EVENT SPONSORS

PRESENTING SPONSOR:

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DIAMOND SPONSOR:

This program would not be possible without the support of these amazing organizations.

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Every dollar you donate will help us bring more
veterans back to this celebration

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