Military Photo: Ready For D-Day

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Posted: 06/01/2019

FRANCE 06.01.2019 - A Lockheed C-130 Hercules arrives at the Cherbuorg-Maupertus Airport carrying the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team on June 1, 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 Colleville-sur-Mer. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Richard Barnes, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)



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