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The Defining Day

Peter Waddell and Tom Long discuss the invasion of the Normandy beaches at Tudor Place.

On the 79th anniversary of D-Day, join Tudor Place Artist-in-Residence Peter Waddell and Professor Tom Long (George Washington University and Director of The Albert H Small Normandy Institute and former U.S. Navy Lieutenant) to hear about the battle that saved civilization.  

On June 6, 2023, view a close-up of a magnum opus entitled, “The Defining Day” commissioned by Albert Small. Through Peter’s meticulously detailed images in this painting, see the full scope of the invasion of the Normandy beaches at one moment: 9:30 on the morning of June 6, 1944.  Hear stories of individual heroism on the extraordinary planning and invention that made the day a victory.

This program will be held LIVE at Tudor Place and virtually. 

In-Person Registration Link: Click here.

Virtual Registration Link: Click here.  You will be sent instructions on how to access the virtual event one day before the event.

Tudor Place is located at 1644 31st Street in Georgetown.