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Normandy D-Day and the 73rd Anniversary celebrations

MONDAY JUNE 5TH

SAINTE MERE EGLISE
ADDT SME

9 a.m.: Memorial mass, in the church. Organization: Centre paroissial – 0033 233 41 41 18

10 a.m.-12 p.m.: Exhibition of military vehicles, place Chènevière (in front of Airborne Museum)
Organization: Airborne Museum – 0033 233 41 41 35 – www.airborne-museum.org

Normandy D-Day and the 73rd Anniversary celebrations

MONDAY JUNE 5TH

Sainte Mere Eglise

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. noon:
Exhibition of military vehicles,
place Chennevière
(in front of Airborne Museum)

Organization: Airborne Museum
– 0033 233 41 41 35 –
www.airborne-museum.org

Noon: Normandy Day picnic with concert
on the church square.

Share a nice moment and bring your picnic!
Tables at your disposal
BBQ take-away on site.

Normandy D-Day and the 73rd Anniversary celebrations

MONDAY JUNE 5TH

Sainte Mère Eglise

All day long, above Sainte Mère Eglise, sky dive into D-Day history over Normandy
with a tandem parachute jump

Meeting at Cherbourg-Maupertus airport
to board the 5-seater plane and fly over Utah Beach
coastsbefore preparing for your jump!

Fees :
370 €/jump
135 €/ video and photos
or
105 €/ video only.

Prior booking: Tourist Office in Sainte Mère Eglise
– ot.sme@ccbdc.fr –
0033 233 21 00 33

Organization: A2parachutisme.com

D-Day the 73rd Anniversary in Normandy and the celebrations

MONDAY JUNE 5TH

Saint Marcouf de l’Isle

2 pm & 5 pm:  Re-enactment of the German gun battery storming 
« CRISBECQ ATTACK ».
Entrance fees:
Adult – 11 € –
  Kids( 6-14 years old): 7,50 €
Includes visit of 21 bunkers of the site, reconstruction of military camps and re-enactment access
Organization: Crisbecq Batery in partnership with “association Lufteaux”
– 033 068 41 09 04 –
www.batterie-marcouf.com

The 73rd D-Day anniversary in Normandy

Sainteny

Welcome to Jack Port, 4th ID Veteran

Jack Port between my father and me Nov. 2016

10:30 a.m.: Moment of recollection at la Roserie, RD 171, direction Périers, second road on your left.
11:15 a.m.: Moment of recollection at les Forges (RD 171)
12 p.m.: Tribute to Bill Spriggs, American Veteran how died recently.
Organization: Townhall – 0033 233 42 05 64

Normandy D-Day and the 73rd anniversary

Saint Germain de Varreville
Dropzone

You won’t want to miss out on this event !

5 p.m. (time to be confirmed):
Re-enactment of parachute drops from C-47 planes

“Operation Reed Pelfrey Pathfinder Memorial”,
next to German battery
Organization: RCPT – staff@rcpt.eu
or

www.rcpt.eu

D-Day the 73rd Anniversary in Normandy and the celebrations

Monday June 5th in Carentan

11 a.m.: Inauguration of a monument in memory of Major John Tucker

this man was in charge of the bridge reconstruction on Douve and Taute rivers.
Organization: Townhall
Phone : 0033 233 42 74 00
Be part of this project: fr.ulule.com/unestelepourtucker/ (French explanations)

the 73rd D-Day Anniversary celebrations in Normandy

Monday June 5th in Gourbesville

10:30am : Ceremony at the 90th Infantry and 82nd Airborne Divisions.
Organization: Townhall in partnership with US Normandie Mémoire et Gratitude
Email : daniel.briard@hotmail.fr

Normandy D-Day and the 73rd anniversay celebrations

Monday June 5th in Amfreville

4:30 p.m.: 8 km historic walk with commentaries “These decisive days”: fierce fights took place in the marshland
on June, 6th 1944, discover the secret ford,
learn more about gliders…
Vintage and military outfits authorized without any real or display weapons.
Meeting at 507th monument.
Fees: 2€/pers.
Souvenir leaflet: 4 €.
Limited number of participants.
With prior booking at the Tourist Office
Phone : 00 33 (0)2 33 21 00 33
Email : ot.sme@ccbdc.fr
Organization: Tourist Office in partnership with
association “US Normandie Mémoire et Gratitude”

The 73rd D-Day Anniversary celebrations in Normandy

Monday June 5th in Neuville au Plain
Bicycles of the 40's

1940’s bicycle-hike (1940’s civilian clothes and bicycles).

9:15am : Meeting.
9:45: Start of the bike ride.
(Times to be confirmed)

Tour of 20 km with commentaries.
50 participants maximum.
FREE

Information and booking:
+ 33 (0)6 60 14 01 67
or
+ 33 (0)2 43 21 21 46

Email : christian.marie.royer@orange.fr
Organisation : Nathalie & CVMO & Roulante Gauloise.