Featured Content June 6, 2019 - Related Presidential and Congressional publications
"On June 6, 1944, nearly 160,000 Allied troops landed along a heavily fortified, 50-mile stretch of French coastline in the historic operation known as D-Day. Allied casualties were heavy — an estimated 10,000 killed, wounded and missing in action — but by day's end, the Allies had gained a foothold to begin liberating Europe." (Source: Defense.gov ) Seventy-five years later, we commemorate the Allied Invasion of Normandy during World War II by featuring related govinfo documents.
Presidential proclamations of D-Day National Remembrance Day on the 50th, 60th, and 70th anniversaries
June 5, 2014, President Barack Obama Proclamation 9139 - D-Day National Remembrance Day, 2014
June 14, 2004, President George W. Bush Proclamation 7792 - D-Day National Remembrance Day, 2004
June 6, 1994, President Bill Clinton Proclamation 6697 - D-Day National Remembrance Day and Time for the National Observance of the Fiftieth Anniversary of World War II, 1994
Presidential remarks on previous D-Day anniversaries
June 6, 2014, President Barack Obama Remarks on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France
June 6, 2009, President Barack Obama Remarks on the 65th Anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France
June 6, 2004, President George W. Bush Remarks on the 60th Anniversary of D-Day in Colleville-sur-Mer, France
June 6, 1994, President Bill Clinton Remarks on the 50th Anniversary of D-Day
8:45 a.m at Pointe du Hoc in Normandy, France
11:12 a.m at Utah Beach in Normandy
5:58 p.m. at the United States Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, France
Presidential remarks at the establishment of the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, VA.
June 6, 2001, President George W. Bush Remarks at the Dedication of the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia