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D-Day anniversary ceremony, 1984

Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes
Pointe du Hoc, Normandy, June, 1984: Participants in a ceremony marking the 40th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of France are silhouetted against the sky at the Ranger Monument, which honors members of the 2nd Ranger Battalion who scaled a 100-foot cliff to take out German artillery positions.

RELATED MATERIAL:
Two Stars and Stripes stories from the 20th anniversary of D-Day, in 1964:
     The story of the D-Day landings
     How Stripes covered the big story
Stars and Stripes' D-Day 70th anniversary page.

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