Little White House holds D-Day Remembrance Day on Saturday

On June 6,m 1944, Allied troops, all 150,000 of them, landed on the beaches of Normandy, France. On that day, more than 9,000 Allied soldiers were killed or wounded.

Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower said the operation was a crusade in which "we will accept nothing less than full victory." President Franklin D. Roosevelt led the country in prayer.

Roosevelt's Little White House will hold the D-Day Remembrance Day with special programs on Saturday.

Historic reenactors will give several performances between 11 a.m.-3 p.m..

Actress Carol Cain will be "Rosie the Riveter," in her one-woman show. James Fowler will play Roosevelt and will deliver the D-Day prayer. Rachael Elliott will play "Betty the Homemaker" to honor the women who "served" at home during World War II.

Tickets are $8-$12. The admission includes access to FDR's home, the servants and guest quarters and the pools complex where FDR did his therapy sessions.

It's $5 per vehicle to park.

Call 706-655-5870.

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