MUSKEGON, Mich. (USS LST 393 Veterans Museum)-- A West Michigan band famed for its concerts in Normandy honoring D-Day veterans will play for free this Memorial Day weekend on the top deck of one of Muskegon’s most famous D-Day veterans – USS LST 393.
The famed Holland American Legion Band will present a free concert Sunday, May 25, at 4 p.m., on the top deck of the World War II warship moored at the Mart Dock that is now a veterans museum. The ship will be open for tours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Shortly after their appearance in Muskegon, band members will pack up and head for France.
This summer thousands of people will visit the sites of D-Day landings of June 6, 1944, as the world commemorates the 70th anniversary of the invasion.