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USACAPOC(A) remembers D-Day

Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Jacobs, U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) commanding general, leads more than 300 paratroopers through the streets of Ste. Mere Eglise during their D-Day celebrations, June 3. Task Force 68, which is made up of paratroopers from U.S., Germany, France, Holland, and United Kingdom, re-enacted the D-Day airborne operation on the La Fiere fields near Ste. Mere Eglise, France to commemorate the heroic acts of the WWII paratroopers who made the jump 68 years ago. After the jump, the task force marched into the town of Ste. Mere Eglise to the sounds of cheers from the locals. Task Force 68 is in Normandy, France to commemorate the 68th anniversary of D-Day.



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This work, USACAPOC(A) remembers D-Day [Image 6 of 17], by SSG Sharilyn Wells, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.03.2012

Date Posted:06.04.2012 06:01

Photo ID:593456

VIRIN:120603-A-GI910-279

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:2.16 MB

Location:NORMANDY, FRGlobe

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