Paratroopers Reenact Climb At Omaha Beach
June 5, 2019
U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to the 75th Ranger Regiment reenact the climb at Pointe Du Hoc, Omaha Beach France, as part of D-Day 75 on June 5, 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. This demonstration is among approximately 80 ceremonies in 40 French communities in the region taking place between June 1-9, 2019 ... with the apex being held June 6th at the American Cemetery at Coleville sur Mer.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Yvonne Najera and Markus Rauchenberger