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D-Day 75: National World War II Museum, June 6, 2019

Linda Hervieux is thrilled to be speaking about the forgotten African-Americans of D-Day at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. “There is no place I’d rather spend this epic anniversary than at one of our nation’s most important museums of the Second World War,” Hervieux said. She will be speaking from 10-11am about the 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion and the other African-Americans of D-Day. She will participate in a panel discussion at 3:30pm. Please join her in New Orleans on this epic anniversary!

NATIONAL WAR WAR II MUSEUM

945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130. Click HERE for a map.

Program, June 6, 2019

10 a.m. -11 a.m. , Louisiana Memorial Pavillion

Meet the Author: Linda Hervieux

Author Linda Hervieux will speak about her book Forgotten: The Untold Story of D-Day’s Black Heroes, at Home and at War. A book signing in the Museum Store will immediately follow the presentation.

3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m., U.S. Freedom Pavillon, the Boeing Center

Panel discussion: Depictions of D-Day, featuring Linda Hervieux

FORGOTTEN tells the story of the 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion, D-Day’s only African-American combat battalion.

FORGOTTEN tells the story of the 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion, D-Day’s only African-American combat battalion.





Earlier Event: September 22
The D-Day Story, Portsmouth, England