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D-Day 2019

7:33 PM6/1/2019
A U.S. Army Paratrooper assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade, greets World War II veterans during a memorial ceremony in Bricquebec-en-Contin, France, June 1, 2019. The annual ceremony is held to honor the lives of crewmen of the two B-17’s that were shot down near the towns of Bricquebec and Rocheville. Highlighting the strength of the U.S. commitment to European security, U.S. military personnel and equipment will support and commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944 - most commonly known as D-Day. The largest multi-national amphibious attack and operational military airdrop in history, D-Day is considered the beginning of the end of WWII in Europe.
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D-Day 2019

7:37 PM6/1/2019
Mr. Harold Stephens, a World War II Veteran who served with 246th Signal Operations Company, 1st Army, participates in a memorial ceremony in Bricquebec-en-Contin, France, June 1, 2019. The annual ceremony is held to honor the lives of crewmen of the two B-17’s that were shot down near the towns of Bricquebec and Rocheville. Highlighting the strength of the U.S. commitment to European security, U.S. military personnel and equipment will support and commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944 - most commonly known as D-Day. The largest multi-national amphibious attack and operational military airdrop in history, D-Day is considered the beginning of the end of WWII in Europe.
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D-Day 2019

7:39 PM6/1/2019
A U.S. Army Paratrooper and French official lay a wreath at the base of a memorial during a ceremony in Bricquebec-en-Contin, France, June 1, 2019. The annual ceremony is held to honor the lives of crewmen of the two B-17’s that were shot down near the towns of Bricquebec and Rocheville. Highlighting the strength of the U.S. commitment to European security, U.S. military personnel and equipment will support and commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944 - most commonly known as D-Day. The largest multi-national amphibious attack and operational military airdrop in history, D-Day is considered the beginning of the end of WWII in Europe.
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8:07 AM6/2/2019
A U.S. Air Force C-130 flies over a memorial ceremony in Bricquebec-en-Contin, France, June 1, 2019. The annual ceremony is held to honor the lives of crewmen of the two B-17’s that were shot down near the towns of Bricquebec and Rocheville. Highlighting the strength of the U.S. commitment to European security, U.S. military personnel and equipment will support and commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944 - most commonly known as D-Day. The largest multi-national amphibious attack and operational military airdrop in history, D-Day is considered the beginning of the end of WWII in Europe.
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D-Day 2019

8:12 AM6/2/2019
U.S. Army soldiers assigned to the 101st Airborne Division take a picture with a young French girl at the Carentan Logistic Support Area at Hippodrome Maurice de Folleville in Carentan, France, June 1, 2019. Highlighting the strength of the U.S. commitment to European security, U.S. military personnel and equipment will support and commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944 - most commonly known as D-Day. The largest multi-national amphibious attack and operational military airdrop in history, D-Day is considered the beginning of the end of WWII in Europe.
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8:17 AM6/2/2019
French ceremony participants greet World War II veterans during a memorial ceremony in Bricquebec-en-Contin, France, June 1, 2019. The annual ceremony is held to honor the lives of crewmen of the two B-17’s that were shot down near the towns of Bricquebec and Rocheville. Highlighting the strength of the U.S. commitment to European security, U.S. military personnel and equipment will support and commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944 - most commonly known as D-Day. The largest multi-national amphibious attack and operational military airdrop in history, D-Day is considered the beginning of the end of WWII in Europe.
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D-Day 2019

7:35 AM6/3/2019
A World War II veteran shakes hands with a Korean War veteran during a memorial ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, June 2, 2019. The cemetery site contains the graves of more than 9,380 U.S. service members - most of whom lost their lives in the D-Day landings and ensuing operations. This memorial ceremony is one of over eighty events happening during the 75th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy.
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D-Day 2019

10:36 AM6/3/2019
A World War II veteran takes a photo with French service members during a memorial ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, June 2, 2019. The cemetery site contains the graves of more than 9,380 U.S. Service members - most of whom lost their lives in the D-Day landings and ensuing operations. This memorial ceremony is one of over eighty events happening during the 75th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy.
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D-Day 2019

10:44 AM6/3/2019
American Battle Monuments Commission staff members fold a U.S. flag during a memorial ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, June 2, 2019. The cemetery site contains the graves of more than 9,380 U.S. Service members - most of whom lost their lives in the D-Day landings and ensuing operations. This memorial ceremony is one of over eighty events happening during the 75th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy.
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D-Day 2019

10:47 AM6/3/2019
World War II veterans, Mr. John Carroll and Mr. Clifford Goodall, enjoy a laugh while participating in a memorial ceremony in Bricquebec-en-Contin, France, June 1, 2019. The annual ceremony is held to honor the lives of crewmen of the two B-17’s that were shot down near the towns of Bricquebec and Rocheville. Highlighting the strength of the U.S. commitment to European security, U.S. military personnel and equipment will support and commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944 - most commonly known as D-Day. The largest multi-national amphibious attack and operational military airdrop in history, D-Day is considered the beginning of the end of WWII in Europe.
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D-Day 2019

10:57 AM6/4/2019
Major General Eugene J. LeBoeuf, the Commanding General of the 79th Theater Sustainment Command, shakes hands with soldiers prior to a speech during a memorial ceremony at the U.S. Air Force monument in Picauville, France, June 3, 2019. The ceremony honors the contributions of the 90th Infantry Division and the U.S. Air Force contributions to the liberation of Picauville, one of the first towns liberated by Allied forces after the D-Day landings. More than 1,300 U.S. Service Members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada, have converged in northwestern France 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, 2019, the apex being held June 6th at the American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer.
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D-Day 2019

10:21 AM6/5/2019
Rangers assigned to the U.S. Army’s elite 75th Ranger Regiment rehearse their ascent of the battle worn cliff-face of Pointe du Hoc on the northwestern coast of Normandy, France, on June 4, 2019. During the American assault of Omaha and Utah beaches on June 4, 1944, U.S. Army Rangers scaled the 100-foot cliffs of Pointe du Hoc and seized the German artillery pieces that could have fired on the American landing troops at Omaha and Utah beaches. At a high cost of life, they successfully defended against determined German counterattacks.
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D-Day 2019

7:26 PM6/6/2019
President Emmanuel Macron, the President of France, speaks at the 75th D-Day Anniversary ceremony at Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, June 6, 2019. More than 1,300 U.S. Service Members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada, have converged in northwestern France 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, 2019.
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D-Day 2019

7:28 PM6/6/2019
World War II veterans, members of our nations “Greatest Generation”, participate in the 75th D-Day Anniversary ceremony at Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, June 6, 2019. More than 1,300 U.S. Service Members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada, have converged in northwestern France 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, 2019.
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D-Day 2019

7:29 PM6/6/2019
World War II veterans, members of our nations “Greatest Generation”, participate in the 75th D-Day Anniversary ceremony at Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, June 6, 2019. More than 1,300 U.S. Service Members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada, have converged in northwestern France 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, 2019.
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D-Day 2019

7:30 PM6/6/2019
A U. S. Army Soldier sings the national anthem at the 75th D-Day Anniversary ceremony at Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, June 6, 2019. More than 1,300 U.S. Service Members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada, have converged in northwestern France 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, 2019.
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D-Day 2019

7:31 PM6/6/2019
World War II veterans, members of our nations “Greatest Generation”, participate in the 75th D-Day Anniversary ceremony at Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, June 6, 2019. More than 1,300 U.S. Service Members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada, have converged in northwestern France 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, 2019.
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D-Day 2019

7:32 PM6/6/2019
President Donald J. Trump speaks at the 75th D-Day Anniversary ceremony at Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, June 6, 2019. More than 1,300 U.S. Service Members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada, have converged in northwestern France 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, 2019.
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D-Day 2019

10:09 AM6/7/2019
U.S. President and First Lady, alongside French First Lady greet World War II veterans during the 75th D-Day Anniversary ceremony at Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, June 6, 2019. More than 1,300 U.S. Service Members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada, have converged in northwestern France to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the WWII Allied Invasion of Normandy, commonly known as D-Day.
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D-Day 2019

10:21 AM6/7/2019
A World War II veteran, and members of our nations “Greatest Generation”, rejoices in the crowd at the 75th D-Day Anniversary ceremony at Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, June 6, 2019. More than 1,300 U.S. Service Members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada, have converged in northwestern France to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, the WWII Allied Invasion of Normandy, commonly known as D-Day.
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D-Day 2019

4:41 PM6/7/2019
Brig. Gen. Robert Frick, Deputy Commanding General- Support, 29th Infantry Division, speaks at the commemoration ceremony for the 29th Infantry division June 7, 2019. More than 1,300 U.S. service members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada, have converged in northwestern France 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, 2019, the apex being held June 6th at the American Cemetery at Coleville sur Mer.
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D-Day 2019

4:42 PM6/7/2019
The 29th Infantry Division's color guard retires its colors after a commemoration ceremony June 7, 2019 in Veirville-sur-Mer, France. More than 1,300 U.S. service members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada, have converged in northwestern France 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, 2019, the apex being held June 6th at the American Cemetery at Coleville sur Mer. U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Andrew W. Mallett
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D-Day 2019

4:43 PM6/7/2019
29th Infantry Division's Color guard present the colors during a commemoration ceremony for the U.S. Service Members that fought lost their lives on D-Day June 7, 2019 at Omaha Beach, Veirville-sur-Mer, France. More than 1,300 U.S. service members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada, have converged in northwestern France 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, 2019, the apex being held June 6th at the American Cemetery at Coleville sur Mer. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Andrew W. Mallett)
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D-Day 2019

9:29 AM6/8/2019
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) stand in formation during a memorial ceremony in Carentan, France, June 7, 2019. During the ceremony, twenty-one “Screaming Eagle” Soldiers will conduct a reenlistment ceremony, led by General Mark A. Milley, former Deputy Commanding General for the 101st Abn. Divi., and the current U.S. Army Chief of Staff. The ceremony is arranged in the same manner as a June 20, 1944 ceremony in which then Div. Commander Maj. Gen. Maxwell Taylor presented awards to Screaming Eagle Soldiers in the Carentan Town Square, after the city’s liberation.
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D-Day 2019

9:31 AM6/8/2019
U.S. Army soldiers assigned to the 101st Abn. Div. render a salute during the playing of the national anthem at a memorial ceremony in Carentan, France, June 7, 2019. During the Ceremony, twenty-one “Screaming Eagle” Soldiers will conduct a reenlistment ceremony, led by General Mark A. Milley, former Deputy Commanding General for the 101st Abn. Divi., and the current U.S. Army Chief of Staff. The ceremony is arranged in the same manner as a June 20, 1944 ceremony in which then Div. Commander Maj. Gen. Maxwell Taylor presented awards to Screaming Eagle Soldiers in the Carentan Town Square, after the city’s liberation.
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D-Day 2019

9:32 AM6/8/2019
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) stand in formation during a memorial ceremony in Carentan, France, June 7, 2019. During the ceremony, twenty-one “Screaming Eagle” Soldiers will conduct a reenlistment ceremony, led by General Mark A. Milley, former Deputy Commanding General for the 101st Abn. Divi., and the current U.S. Army Chief of Staff. The ceremony is arranged in the same manner as a June 20, 1944 ceremony in which then Div. Commander Maj. Gen. Maxwell Taylor presented awards to Screaming Eagle Soldiers in the Carentan Town Square, after the city’s liberation.
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D-Day 2019

9:33 AM6/8/2019
World War II Veteran, Tom Rice, greets 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) soldiers during a memorial ceremony in Carentan, France, June 7, 2019. During the ceremony, twenty-one “Screaming Eagle” Soldiers conducted a reenlistment ceremony, led by General Mark A. Milley, former Deputy Commanding General for the 101st Abn. Div., and the current U.S. Army Chief of Staff. The ceremony is arranged in the same manner as a June 20, 1944 ceremony in which then Div. Commander Maj. Gen. Maxwell Taylor presented awards to Screaming Eagle Soldiers in the Carentan Town Square, after the city’s liberation.
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D-Day 2019

9:36 AM6/8/2019
World War II Veteran, Tom Rice, greets 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) soldiers during the a memorial ceremony in Carentan, France, June 7, 2019. During the ceremony, twenty-one “Screaming Eagle” Soldiers conducted a reenlistment ceremony, led by General Mark A. Milley, former Deputy Commanding General for the 101st Abn. Div., and the current U.S. Army Chief of Staff. The ceremony is arranged in the same manner as a June 20, 1944 ceremony in which then Div. Commander Maj. Gen. Maxwell Taylor presented awards to Screaming Eagle Soldiers in the Carentan Town Square, after the city’s liberation.
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D-Day 2019

7:38 PM6/8/2019
Brig. Gen. Robert Frick, Deputy Commanding General- Support, 29th Infantry Division, speaks at the commemoration ceremony for the 29th Infantry division June 7, 2019. More than 1,300 U.S. service members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada, have converged in northwestern France 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, 2019, the apex being held June 6th at the American Cemetery at Coleville sur Mer.
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D-Day 2019

7:39 PM6/8/2019
The 29th Infantry Division's color guard retires its colors after a commemoration ceremony June 7, 2019 in Veirville-sur-Mer, France. More than 1,300 U.S. service members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada, have converged in northwestern France 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, 2019, the apex being held June 6th at the American Cemetery at Coleville sur Mer. U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Andrew W. Mallett
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D-Day 2019

10:09 AM6/9/2019
Multi-national paratroopers rehearse in-flight procedures during pre-jump training in Sainte-Mère-Église, Normandy France, June 8, 2019. More than 1,300 U.S. Service Members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada, have converged in northwestern France 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, 2019.
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D-Day 2019

10:10 AM6/9/2019
A German Paratrooper stays engaged during pre-jump training in Sainte-Mère-Église, Normandy France, June 8, 2019. More than 1,300 U.S. Service Members, partnered with 950 troops from across Europe and Canada, have converged in northwestern France 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, 2019.
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