Images: USACAPOC(A) remembers D-Day [Image 6 of 17]
Photo by Staff Sgt. Sharilyn Wells
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.
Date Posted:06.04.2012 06:01