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Circle Cinema offers free virtual D-Day event

Posted at 12:09 PM, Jun 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-05 13:09:04-04

TULSA — On June 6, 1944 allied troops invaded Normandy, France to fight Nazi Germany in World War II, according to CNN.

This day is known as, "D-Day."

The 76th Anniversary of D-Day is Saturday, June 6, 2020.

READ MORE: Remembering D-Day through the eyes of a serviceman’s son

Tulsa's historic Circle Cinema is partaking in their yearly tradition of paying tribute to D-Day.

Circle Cinema is offering a free program on their YouTube page. The program includes the Oscar-nominated documentary, "D-Day Remembered" and interviews with veterans from Oklahoma who were at D-Day.

Several bonus features will be incorporated into the program, according to the Circle Cinema website.

  • Army Veteran and House Organist Phil Judkins playing military anthems on Circle Cinema's restored 1928 theatre organ
  • Flad display from each military branch, courtesy the Albert E. Schwab Detachment 857 with assistance from Weydan Flax of VFW Post 577
  • Authentic Normandy display from Keith Myers' Traveling Military Museum
We hope that you will tune into this FREE Special Virtual Event, brought to you by Circle Cinema on Saturday, June 6th.
Circle Cinema Theater | Tulsa

READ MORE: Pryor veteran reflects on his time in the Air Force on the 75th anniversary of D-Day

CNN provides several facts on D-Day:

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