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Friday, May 23, 2014

Saint Louis Science Center Salutes Veterans On June 6, the 70th Anniversary of D-Day

On June 6, the Saint Louis Science Center will commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Normandy landings, with World War II soldier reenactors, military vehicles, displays by veterans’ organizations and special tributes to World War II veterans before each showing of the giant-screen film D-Day: Normandy 1944. In addition, military veterans will receive free admission to D-Day: Normandy 1944 on June 6 (and select dates listed below). Families and friends of military veterans will receive the military discount of $6.00, special pricing that is offered to our military and veterans every day of the year.

This is a unique opportunity for all Saint Louis Science Center visitors to meet veterans and hear their personal stories, including World War II veterans who took part in the storied Allied invasion and the battles fought in both the European and Pacific Theaters.

The Saint Louis Science Center is grateful for the support of all the veterans and volunteers participating in this special day of commemoration including the following organizations:
• Greater St. Louis Honor Flight
• Mid-American Chapter of the Military Vehicle Preservation Association
• Missouri Gateway Chapter 101st Airborne Division
• Missouri Gateway Chapter Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge
• Missouri Veterans History Project
• U.S. 2nd Ranger Infantry Battalion of St. Louis, Inc

Due to limited seating, reservations are recommended for all showings ofD-Day: Normandy 1944 on June 6. To reserve your seats, please call 314.289.4424.

Free admission for veterans to D-Day: Normandy 1944 will be offered on the following dates:
May 26 - Memorial Day
July 4 - Independence Day
November 11 - Veterans Day
December 7 - Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
December 16 - The Battle of the Bulge Remembrance Day

Friday, June 6, 2014, 9:30am - 5:30pm
Saint Louis Science Center, 5050 Oakland Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

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