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Events across Florida mark 70th anniversary of D-Day

 
Posted June 6th, 2014 @ 10:16am

Miami (AP) -  Events across the state are marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

In Tallahassee, a ceremony is being held at the World War II memorial outside the Leon County Courthouse.

In Miami, consul generals from France, Britain and Canada will join U.S. military officials at a remembrance service at Trinity Episcopal Church. 

And in Tampa, World War II veterans are gathering at the Museum of Science and Industry.

D-Day was the largest sea-borne invasion ever mounted. More than 150,000 American, British, Canadian and other allied veterans risked their lives in the battle to defeat Adolf Hitler.

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