The Liberation of Austria in May 1945 and the history of the Austria-United States of America post-war relationship
When: 28 May 2015
Where: Arlington National Cemetery and the Embassy of Austria in Washington, DC
Who: Hosted by Outpost International, Society of the 3rd Infantry Division, the Army Historical Foundation, and the Embassy of Austria
0900 to 1000: Memorial Ceremony at the Memorial Amphitheater, Arlington National Cemetery
1030 to 1100: Wreath laying, 3rd Infantry Division Monument and Audie Murphy’s grave
1230 to 1330: Reception, Embassy of Austria, 3524 International Court, NW, Washington, D.C.
1330 to 1530: Historical Seminar, Embassy of Austria
Why: To honor the veterans of the 6th Army Group’s 3rd Infantry Division and its attached 106th Cavalry Group which liberated Salzburg and surroundings in early May 1945; to commemorate the liberation of Austria in the final days of WWII in Europe; and to educate those interested in the history of post-war Austria and its relationship with the United States of America since 1945.
Point of Contact:
Monika Stoy, President, Outpost International, Society of the 3rd Infantry Division, firstname.lastname@example.org, PH: 703 912 4218
6531 Milva Lane, Springfield, VA. 22150