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Return to Normandy 2024: Pegasus Bridge Official Ceremony

On the eve of D-Day, the veterans continued to remember and pay their respects to those that gave the ultimate sacrifice by attending the Pegasus Bridge Official Ceremony with UK WWII veterans.

On June 5, 1944, Pegasus Bridge was successfully captured by a force of 181 men, led by Major John Howard, which played a pivotal role in limiting the effectiveness of a German counterattack in the aftermath of the Normandy invasion.

In addition to remarks from Best Defense Foundation’s Donnie Edwards and Tim Mapes, Delta’s SVP and Chief Communications Officer, U.S. WWII veteran Wally King shared humbling remarks about the friendship between our allies - followed by an ensemble of bagpipers and a minute of silence.

The afternoon featured a dinner at the Military Classic CENTER, one of the three places in the world to refurbish WWII vehicles and sell them via auction.

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