D-Day 75th anniversary program

Calendar of the 75th Anniversary of the Normandy Landing

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of D-Day in 2019, the association participates fully in commemorative activities by organizing and / or participating in many commemorative activities that are presented below. To discover the complete 2019 commemorative program in Normandy, click here.

Check for the 2019 Normandy World War 2 International Film Festival program here.

Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Location: Monument Leadership – Sainte-Marie-du-Mont (Manche)
Event: 09:00 am: ceremony in honor of the tactical and strategic leaders of Operation Overlord at the Major Dick monument Richard Winters “Leadership” monument, 913 provincial road (“route départementale“) to Utah Beach. The security conditions of access imply obtaining an invitation: you can obtain it by clicking here.

Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019
Location: Ranville Military Cemetery (Calvados)
Event: 11:00 am: commemorative ceremony in honor of the Commonwealth soldiers who fell during the Battle of Normandy. Participation of the sponsors of the “Poppies du Commonwealth” program, which proposes the sponsorship of war graves in Normandy.

Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019
Location : château de Franquetot, Coigny (Manche)
Event :
03:00 pm: ceremony in honor of the pilots and staff of the 358th Fighter Group of the USAAF, in the presence of US military, in front of the castle of Franquetot.

Date: Sunday, June 9, 2019
Location: Grandcamp-Maisy (Calvados)
Event: at 11:00, ceremony in memory of the fights of the Maisy battery, led in particular by the 5th (US) Ranger Battalion, organized by the Maisy Battery Museum. Participation of the D-Day Overlord association .