Several D-Day events around metro Detroit

Local communities commemorate the 70th anniversary

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Several metro Detroit communities are commemorating the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has directed the county's Facilities Management Department to drape a large American flag on the west wing of the Oakland County Circuit Court Building.

The 30-foot by 60-foot banner will remain on display through Monday, June 16 to celebrate Flag Day as well. The court building is located at 1200 N. Telegraph in Pontiac.

Those who served in World War II be honored at thel Arsenal of Democracy Museum 22960 Industrial Dr. St. Clair Shores from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre will host a special free screening of D-Day 3D: Normandy 1944 for veterans, active military and their guests at 1 p.m.

The free screening will include remarks by WWII veteran and U.S. Representative John Dingell and Senator Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, prior to the start of the movie.  

The city of Warren will sponsor a special ceremony at 3 p.m. at Warren City Hall.  

All veterans are invited.

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