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USACAPOC(A) remembers D-Day

A French re-enactor, dressed in WWII garb, smiles for a photo during D-Day celebration at Ste. Mere Eglise, 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 tothe 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 1 of 17], by SSG Justin Morelli, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.03.2012

Date Posted:06.04.2012 06:02

Photo ID:593461

VIRIN:120603-A-GI910-405

Resolution:2848x4288

Size:1.09 MB

Location:NORMANDY, FRGlobe

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