D-Day 2019

190606-N-HT014-1711 Sainte-Marie Du Mont, France (June 6, 2019) World War II veteran Mr. Eugene Kleindl gives the crowd a thumbs up upon entering the Utah Beach commemoration Ceremony, to honor the thousands of American Soldiers who landed and fought at Utah Beach on D-Day. More than 1,300 U.S. service members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the WWII Allied Invasion of Normandy, commonly known as D-Day. Upwards of 80 ceremonies in 40 French communities in the region will take place between June 1-9, the apex being held June 6th at the American Cemetery at Colleville-Sur-Mer. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ernesto Bonilla)



Jun 08, 2019
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