Neil Armstrong's Gettysburg Memorial Day Speech

Neil Armstrong spoke at the battlefield cemetery on Memorial Day, 2005 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

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On May 30, 2005 Neil Armstrong delivered a Memorial Day speech from the cemetery at the Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

The speech was patriotic in nature and offers an intriguing glimpse of passion rarely displayed in public from the first human to set foot on the surface of the moon.

To view a printed copy of the speech as provided by Mr. Armstrong to the event organizers, click on the graphic below:

Armstrong Speech

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What's on Neil's watch? Click the image to see a full sized view of his wristwatch (133 KB).

Answer: "National Academy of Engineering - Founded 1964".