D-Day Normandy landing 2012 festivites in June… continued
On June 4th 2012 in relation to what the area, the county, it’s population and the soldiers that came through the village, Sainte-Marie du Mont will hold a religious ceremony in rememberance of what happened almost 68 years ago, at Utah/Sainte-Marie du Mont.
Starts at 09.30 am
At 10.30 am there will be a ceremony dedicated to Colonel D. Winters
At 6.00 pm a “Peace Ceremony” will be held at marker “0″ in front of the town hall in Sainte-Mère Eglise and later that evening a concert for peace will be celebrated inside the church of Sainte-Mère Eglise ( where in the movie “The Longest Day” John Steele a paratrooper of the 82nd Airborne gets caught up on the tower of the church after jumping out of his C-47 Skytrain on the night of June 6th 1944 )