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75th Anniversary D-Day Electronic Field Trip
Image courtesy of The National WWII Museum
Commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day and embark on a virtual transatlantic adventure to the sites where D-Day history was made. Guided by student reporters from the United States, England, Canada, and France, this journey will provide insights into the largest amphibious invasion in history. Your students will discover the lessons and legacies of Operation Overlord as they explore the coast of southern England, the iconic invasion sites in Normandy, France, and participate in a special remembrance at the American Cemetery at Omaha Beach.
The program features live polling and Q&A, so students can participate without ever leaving their classroom. No special technology is required to view. English and French captions will be available for the live webcast. Classroom participation is free but requires advance registration.
Three opportunities to watch live on Thursday, May 2:
Session 1: 6:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time (works well for schools in Europe!)
Session 2: 9:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time
Session 3: 12:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time
Convert session times into your time zone using the World Clock Tool.
A rebroadcast will take place on Thursday, June 6, 2019. Details to come.