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Orland Park Remembers D-Day with Ceremony on Friday

70 years after the largest invasion in world history, veterans recall what that day meant to the nation and to them personally.

The color guard presents the American flag at Friday's D-Day ceremony in Orland Park. | Credit: Village of Orland Park
The color guard presents the American flag at Friday's D-Day ceremony in Orland Park. | Credit: Village of Orland Park

Veterans and community leaders gathered on the 70th anniversary of World War II's D-Day invasion for a remembrance ceremony Friday in Orland Park hosted by the Village Veterans Commission.

» See photos on the village of Orland Park Facebook page (and like the page while you're there)

» Read up on the event as covered by Mike Nolan for the SouthtownStar

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