Lest We Forget 80th Anniversary of D-Day Beach Landings Reenactments | Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council

Lest We Forget 80th Anniversary of D-Day Beach Landings Reenactments

Event published by Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget Is focused on Education so that we don’t forget the wars in our past that have given us the freedoms that we have today. 

You will experience what it was like in WWII at Normandy (9:00 am) and Saipan Island (1:00 pm) with reenactments of the Beach Landings; Air Attacks, Bombs Exploding, Cannons Blasting, Landing Craft bringing troops to attack the enemy on Tiscornia Beach in St Joseph June 22, 2024.

After the beach head out to the Southwest Michigan Regional Airport Saturday and Sunday Take a Ride (Fees Apply) on Yankee Air Museum WWII C-47, American Huey 369 Inc. UH-1 Vietnam Helicopter, Cleveland Helicopter Services Robinson R44 Helicopter. FREE for the Kids; Ride the Airplane Train, Climbing Wall, Obstacle Coarse, 20th Century Hands ON Military Museum, Military Vehicles and Equipment, Military Fire Power Demonstrations, Meet the Reenactors in their camps. Lots of FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY 

   Reservations for the C-47 Aircraft Ride can be made at https://yankeeairmuseum.org/fly/

2024 will mark the 80th Anniversary of The D-Day Landings and the Battle of Normandy that led to the liberation of France and Europe. 


Lest We Forget will commemorate this historic event in our military history on June 22, 2024. We will stage a water invasion off the shores of Lake Michigan at Tiscornia Beach, St. Joseph.

Admission: FREE

Contact: Larry Wozniak

Tel: 2694292098


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