• National D-Day Memorial receives  million gift to help house WWII-era artifacts
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    National D-Day Memorial receives $1 million gift to help house WWII-era artifacts

    BEDFORD, Va. – On the 78th anniversary of D-Day, the National D-Day Memorial Foundation announced a $1 million gift that will be put towards the Motor Pool, a building that will house a collection of WWII-era cars and more. The gift was from the John & Doris Fowler Family, in memory of John Fowler. Doris Fowler was joined by her son, Mike Fowler, and daughter-in-law, Colleen Regan, for the announcement during the annual commemoration ceremony. To be named ‘The John & Doris Fowler Family Motor Pool,’ the period-style building will house the Memorial’s growing collection of WWII-era vehicles, artifacts and exhibits to enhance the ability to share stories in an…