Special D-Day Anniversary Presentation To Be Held In Columbus

Columbus, NE~~The 70th Anniversary of the D-Day landings and the Battle of Normandy will be celebrated in Columbus Monday during a special presentation.  Congressman Jeff Fortenberry will host the presentation at the American Legion Post at 10:30am. 

The presentation will feature renowned World War II military historian Maj. Timothy Kilvert-Jones, United Kingdom Army (retired).  Congressman Fortenberry met Major Kilvert-Jones during his recent trip to Normandy, France on the 70th D-Day anniversary.  He briefed members of the congressional delegation on the Battle of Normandy from the landings on June 6th until the liberation of Paris in 1944.  

Major Kilvert-Jones was excited to learn that Congressman Fortenberry represented Andrew Jackson Higgins’ hometown.  


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