(Ken George/Stars and Stripes)

Normandy, France, June 1994: Fifty years after allied troops landed on Utah Beach to begin the push toward Berlin that ended World War II, a boy engages in the kind of struggle beaches are more suited for — attempting to control a kite against the winds of a gathering storm.

Check out what will be happening on the Normandy beaches this year for D-Day’s 80th anniversary on our Europe Community paper’s D-Day page here.

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