War Memorial Center pays special tribute to the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII

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MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- This Wednesday, Sept. 2, marks 75 years since the end of World War II. To pay tribute to the greatest generation who served and died during this conflict, the "Traveling World War Two Memorial" is actually at the War Memorial Center along Milwaukee's Lakefront through Thursday.  It consists of the "Wall of Stars," otherwise known as the "Wall of Freedom," the Atlantic & Pacific Pavilions, and 56 Pillars and stands with oak and wheat wreaths.

You can visit between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. each day. Admission is free, but you're requested to sign up for a ticketed time to ensure physical distancing. Masks are required. Click here for all the details.

Meantime, the House of Harley-Davidson in Greenfield is highlighting both the War Memorial Center and the special World War II anniversary with a commemorative bike ride. Kickstands go up at 10 a.m. Thursday. You're asked to pre-register. It's $20 a rider with proceeds benefiting the center itself, and an extra $20 to purchase the War Memorial Center Ornament. Click here for all the information.

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