Saturday, June 6, 2009

Bedford, Virginia

The Appalachian community of Bedford, Virginia suffered the highest per capita casualty rate of any locality in the United States during the storming of the Normandy beaches on June 6, 1944. For that reason it was selected as the site of the National D-Day Memorial.

To visit the National D-Day Memorial online: Click Here.

To learn more about Bedford, Virginia: Click Here.

To visit the Bedford Museum and Genealogical Library: Click Here.

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