Bedford's D-Day Memorial Struggling

Published:June 2, 2009 by Brendan Wolfe

The Associated Press reports:

On the eve of the 65th anniversary of D-Day, the foundation that runs the National D-Day Memorial is on the brink of financial ruin. Donations are down in the poor economy. The primary base of support—World War II veterans—is dying off. And the privately funded memorial is struggling to draw visitors because it’s hundreds of miles from a major city.

Our entry on the Bedford memorial is here; an earlier post on the last of the so-called Bedford Boys here.