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Each year hundreds of U.S. armed forces members stationed in Europe, and from U.S.-based units with historical links to D-Day, join service members and civilians from all over Europe to recognize and honor the men and women of the "Greatest Generation" by performing music, marching in parades and honoring the deeds and sacrifices of allied nations during the commemorative period of 1-9 June in the region of Normandy, France. The anniversary of D-Day remains a historic reminder of the strong and unremitting relationship between the United States and our European allies and partners.
Event: Commemorative Plaque at the bridge Aure
Expected Units: 29th Infantry Division
Details: To honor the 29th Infantry Division, 175th Infantry Regiment, and 747th Tank Battalion who liberated Isigny sur Mer from German soldiers. The plaque memorializes the link between the American and French people in their mutual love of liberty.