at France D-Day Ceremony
By Peter Foley
STE. MERE EGLISE, FRANCE
(S&S) --- American paratroopers and citizens of nearby towns in Normandy
gathered here Wednesday to watch U.S. Ambassador to France, James M.
Gavin lay the cornerstone for a museum which will house relics of the
1944 D-Day invasion.
Gavin was the assistant division commander of the 82nd Airborne
Div. on D-Day and jumped into
GETTYSBURG, PA. (AP)
--- The man who commanded the Allied invasion of Europe 18 years ago
marked ita anniversary with quiet hours of work. Former President Dwight
D. Eisenhower --- General Eisenhower on D-Day --- came to his
tree-shaded office on the Gettysburg College campus at 7:50 a.m.
Normandy with his troops on the June
night which saw the Allied forces return to the European continent.
The "Museum of Parachute and Glider Troops" will be built in what
was the American cemetery just outside the town. Ste. Mere Eglise
was the first French com-
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