75th D DAY Anniversary June 2019 – Normandy celebrates its Liberation with 75th D-Day Anniversary in Carentan, Utah Beach, Sainte Mère Eglise, Sainte Marie du Mont,…
Each year, ceremonies, US camp reconstructions, historic march, military fairs, historic parachute drops, parade and exhibition of military vehicles…
In 2019, June 6th is a thursday, so the huge part of the events and ceremonies will be during the weekend of the 8th and 9th june 2019.
Sainte Marie du Mont Tuesday 4th to Sunday 9th : Church square :Reconstruction of US military camp with diorama. Free entrance Contact : Holdy shop : 0033 233 71 56 54
Sunday 2nd to Sunday 9th Exhibition of a WACO glider (replica). entrance 2€/pers. Opening time : 10 a.m – 6 p.m Contact : Holdy battery : 0033 233 44 81 20
Utah Beach Monday 4th to monday 9st June utah memory field day Utah Memory Field : Historical gathering in Utah Beach Reenactment of US military camp ( US medic, Us Navy, USAF, civilians …) parade of ww2 vehicles, concerts, food. Contact : D Day Landing Museum : 0033 233 71 53
Sainte Mère Eglise
Camp géronimo 2019 From june 1st to june 9th: “Geronimo” reconstruction camp. Open from 9 a.m. to 22p.m. every day. Camp featuring US airborne troops in Normandy Many activities on site: Comments around a “sand table”: relief model on which the officers establish their military strategy. Medical evacuation station (wounded support, diagnosis, surgical operations) Demonstration of the equipment of the American parachutists as well as glidermen (soldiers transported by glider) Presentation of an air defense unit : anti-aircraft armored vehicles (M16) and searchlights Dynamic demonstration of American heavy vehicles of military engi neers (GMC Leroy, Broakway and Pacific) Mechanical workshop of vehicles Presentation of a Red Ball Express unit : Freight transport route to combat units Commented exhibition of demolition and demining equipment Contact : Airborne museum : 0033 233 41 41 35