D-Day Celebrations in Normandy 71st Anniversary

Friday 12th June

Saint Côme du Mont

6 p.m. (time to be confirmed): Inauguration of the new building “D-Day Experience” at the Dead Man’s Corner Museum.
With official invitation only. Information: 0033 233 42 00 42 or


D-Day Celebrations in Normandy 71st Anniversary

Sunday 7th June

LA FIERE – Sainte Mère Eglise/Picauville/Amfreville

Parachute drops over La Fière

Parachute drops over La Fière


3km from Sainte Mère Eglise direction Picauville

 11 a.m.: MILITARY parachute drops (300 American paratroopers and other nationalities)

jump (Copier)

Paratroopers coming down into Normandy

Following the military parachute drops: Historic parachute drops with Liberty Jump Team (LJT)
with 1 C-47 plane (W7) and 35 paratroopers and
Round Canopy Parachuting Team (RCPT) with 3 C-47 planes and 70 paratroopers.

3 p.m.: Ceremony at the Memorial of the Paratroopers,
Iron Mike Monument, at la Fière. Organization: Townhall

Following the parachute drops:
Inauguration of the plaque at Memorial of Paratroopers
at Monument Iron Mike in La Fière by AVA (Amis des Vétérans Américains)

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Paratroopers come back to the church square

Music entertainment, on the church’ square.