Release No: 144-95
May 09, 1995
Secretary of Defense William J. Perry will speak at the Danish World War II
Resistance Veterans Commemoration Ceremony, Arlington National Cemetery (near
the Maine Memorial), Wednesday, May 10, 1995, at 10 a.m. (EDT). The ceremony
will dedicate the memorial honoring U.S. veterans who helped liberate Denmark
and include a tree planting ceremony. Among the guests will be His Royal
Highness Prince Joachim, Danish Minister of Defense Hans Haekkerup and Danish
Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Dvvia.
Secretary Perry is scheduled to speak at 10:35 a.m. (EDT).
The event is open to the news media. Point of contact is Lt. Col. Alfred Lott,
World War II Commemoration Committee Public Affairs, (703) 604-0819.