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USACAPOC(A) remembers D-Day

On June 6, Task Force 68 walked through the battle fields of La Fiere and learned about the heroic acts of the men who captured the bridge of La Fiere, ultimately allowing for the landings of the beaches of Normandy to succeed. Task Force 68, which is made up of paratroopers from U.S., Germany, France, Holland, and United Kingdom, 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 6], by SSG Sharilyn Wells, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.06.2012

Date Posted:06.07.2012 11:00

Photo ID:596738

VIRIN:120606-A-GI910-651

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:2.58 MB

Location:NORMANDY, FRGlobe

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