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18TH D-DAY ANNIVERSARY - 1962

Souvenir Agenda
cover for museum dedication

 


The debarkation committee
Has the honor to invite you to the ceremonies commemorating the
6 June 1962
Our guest of honor is
Lieutenant General James M. Gavin
Ambassador of The United States

BAYEUX
9:30 ---
Gathering of the official cortege at the monument of the liberatio

OMAHA BEACH
10:00 -- COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER - religious ceremony at the American cemetery

10:30 -- SAINT LAURENT SUR MER - VIERVILLE SUR MER --- Placement of wreaths at the Signal Monument

UTAH BEACH
11:15 -- SAINTE MERE EGLISE -
Parachute Jumps, laying of first stone of the museum - Presentation of arms

3:30 --  Placement of wreaths at the Marechal Leclerc Monument

4:00 -- SAINTE MARIE DU MONT - At the American Monument of the Madeleine ; Inauguration of the Caffey Memorial and the photographic souvenirs (casemate) --- Parade of Troops --- Concert by Military Band


Ambassador Gavin
addresses crowd prior to cornerstone being laid