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Norm Zeisloft ©Stars and StripesSte. Mere-Eglise, France, June, 1961: U.S. Ambassador to France James M. Gavin talks with some of the children who took part in events marking the 17th anniversary of the liberation of Ste. Mere Eglise by Allied forces during the World War II D-Day invasion. Gavin commanded the 82nd Airborne Division on D-Day; during the anniversary celebration, a parade marched down a street named in his honor.


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