General Orde Wingate Memorial Ceremony
Sunday, May 4, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Auditorium of The Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery Arlington Cemetery Metro. Paid parking available at the Visitors Center.
British General Wingate was a great soldier, a lover of Zion and an admirer of the Jewish People. For his initiatives during the British Mandate he is known in Israel as “HaYedid - The Friend” and spiritual forebear of the Israel Defense Forces. In addition, he helped liberate Ethiopia and was a key leader in the China-Burma-India Theater in WWII. A truly original, unconventional military thinker and leader, General Wingate is memorialized on several continents.
Free and open to all, this event is organized by the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America/ DC Department. For information: (571) 236-1189.