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Coffee, Donuts, and Watch Party: Honoring D-Day "Echoes of Valor and Victory"


Mon 06 / 03 / 2024
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM


First Church Congregational Library
40 Monument Ave
Swampscott MA 01907

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Open to all




Linda Garber
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June 3, Monday 2 – 3:30 pm, “Watch Party: Honoring D-Day – Echoes of Valor & Victory” at First Church Library, 40 Monument Avenue, Swampscott.
Please join us for coffee, donuts, and a Watch Party from the RhodeScholar On-Line Lectures Catalog. This one-hour lecture and Q&A will talk about D-Day in honor of the 80th anniversary. Please register on the Seaglass website or call the Seaglass Office 781-718-0401. FREE to Seaglass Members and Volunteers. We'll have the donuts and coffee ready! Please enter the front door of the Church to get to the Library.

On June 6, 1944, the Allies undertook one of the most bold and significant operations of World War II — a massive amphibious and airborne assault in Normandy — marking the beginning of the end for Nazi oppression in Europe. Join us to honor the 80th anniversary of this monumental day with an inspiring online lecture by Dr. Spencer Jones, esteemed historian and author. The first 24 hours of Operation Overlord, codenamed “D-Day,” saw a united effort of American, British and Canadian forces overcome Hitler's formidable 'Atlantic Wall' and secure essential beachheads. Dr. Jones will unveil the strategic brilliance and steadfast bravery that marked this pivotal moment, propelling the Allies towards the liberation of Europe — a testament to extraordinary courage and strategic genius that clinched the Allied victory.