D-Day Media Advisory: Task Force Normandy 65 offering limited seating in airborne operation over Sainte Mere Eglise

NORMANDY, France — Task Force Normandy 65 is offering limited seating in the aircraft involved in the airborne operation over Sainte Mere Eglise Sunday June 7. The operation will commemorate the Allied airborne assaults into France in the early morning of June 6, 1944.

Media representatives will be able to cover the parachutists' preparations for the jump as well as jump procedures inside the aircraft.

Those interested in covering this operation from inside the aircraft should contact the Joint Information Bureau (JIB) in Sainte Mere Eglise at the following telephone numbers no later than 12 noon (Central European Summer Time), June 4:

+33 (0)2 33 04 66 37 +33 (0)2 33 04 67 82

Media representatives can also register via email at this address, also no later than 12 noon, June 4: dltfnormandy65jib@eur.army.mil

More than 500 Soldiers from the U.S., France, and Great Britain will be participating in the airborne operation.

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