Event Details

Event: Pointe-du-Hoc Climb & Ceremony

Expected Units: 75th Ranger Regiment

Details: To re-enact the scaling of Pointe-du-Hoc and honor the Rangers of the 2nd and 5th battalions who scaled the 100-foot cliffs at Pointe-du-Hoc overlooking Omaha Beach to seize the German artillery pieces to prevent them firing on the American landing forces at Utah and Omaha beach. Gen. Omar Bradley said this mission was the most difficult task he ever gave anyone under his command.