Honoring U.S. Army Pathfinders For D-Day Jump Efforts
June 4, 2022
June 3, 2022 - Scenes of a ceremony honoring the pathfinders with the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division who landed in Saint-Germain-de-Varreville, France along with thousands of fellow paratroopers who landed in other other areas of Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944 (78 years ago). The the pathfinders were the very first to jump in.
Top - A pair of American C-130 fly over a ceremony for 101st Airborne Division pathfinders at Saint-Germain-de-Varreville, France in honor of the pathfinders who jumped on D-Day.
Bottom Left - U.S. Army paratroopers hold the American flag near the monument honoring the pathfinders who jumped on D-Day.
Bottom Right - U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Dean Thompson, commander of the 353rd Civil Affairs Command, lays a wreath at a monument in Saint-Germain-de-Varreville, France in honor of the WWII 101st Airborne Division pathfinders.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Alexander Skripnichuk.