News From Terre Haute, Indiana

June 2, 2014

Pyle museum to host D-Day event


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DANA — The 70th Anniversary of D-Day will be observed Friday with a special commemoration at the Ernie Pyle World War II Museum in Dana.

The museum will be open Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the D-Day observance scheduled for between noon and 4 p.m., according to a news release.

Reading of Pyle’s columns, a flag ceremony and singing of the National Anthem will take place during the afternoon. Refreshments will be available.

Vermillion County native Ernie Pyle was working as a war correspondent for the Scripps Howard News Service when Allied Forces invaded France at the beaches of Normandy.

For more information, visit www.erniepyle.org.