On the anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, a candle light prayer service at the Museum of American Armor to honor those G.I.s who withstood the deadly German WW II counteroffensive
On Sunday, December 20, at 4:30 p.m., the Museum of American Armor, 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage Village Restoration, joined by WW II veterans of that battle, will conduct a candle light prayer vigil to pay tribute to the 19,000 Americans who lost their lives during the savage German Ardennes counter offensive 71 years ago this month and remember the 70,000 GIs who were wounded.
Surrounded by the tanks and armor similar to those that defended our forces, the program will include veterans of what history now calls the Battle of the Bulge and clergy will conduct a period service including a prayer General George Patton asked to be written beseeching the Lord for weather that would allow him to speed reinforcements to the front.
What: Candle light vigil and vintage prayer service memorializing the 19,000 Americans who lost their lives during the Battle of the Bulge, 71 years ago this month
When: Sunday, December 20, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Museum of American Armor, 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage Village Restoration
Who: Veterans, clergy, living historians, operational WW II armor
Contact: Gary Lewi – 212 843-8010 – cell 516 316-0579