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COVID-19 puts National WWII Museum 20th anniversary online

 


NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the National WWII Museum in New Orleans was planning on a 20th anniversary crowd of thousands. Now it's working to avoid crowds by selling a limited number of scheduled tickets and holding all anniversary commemorations - including an annual D-Day morning ceremony - online.

The museum opened June 6, 2000, as the National D-Day Museum and was designated the national World War II museum a few years later. Last June 6, the landing's 75th anniversary, it logged 3,200 visitors.

With the date falling on a Saturday this year, "we could have ha...



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