USACAPOC(A) remembers D-Day
Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Sharilyn Wells
World War II and D-Day veteran, John Perozzi, 82nd Airborne Division, takes a picture with active duty 82nd Abn. Div. Soldiers in front of the Iron Mike statue after a ceremony that commemorated the La Fiere, Ste. Mere Eglise, France, World War II and D-Day events, June 3, 2012. 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.
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