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75th D-Day Memorial Airborne Operation

For the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the D-Day Memorial Airborne Operation will organise an international and large-scale edition of the event.

Program:

Day 1: Relocation of all parachute participants from the headquarters in Normandy to Portland and Castletown D-Day Center.

Day 2: Exhibition and commemoration ceremony in cooperation with the Heritage Center Upottery Airfield.

Day 3: Formation flight with all airplanes and paratroopers over the channel into the American drop zone “Maudite”. This will be followed by a mass drop of all the paratroopers attending the event.

Day 4: No program.

Day 5: Formation flight with all aircrafts from Maupertus Cherbourg Airport, into the drop zone “Ranville”. Followed by a mass drop of all paratroopers.

Day 6: Formation flight over the drop zone “Ecausseville” at the Zeppelin hangar.

Day 7: Formation flight with all aircrafts from Maupertus Cherbourg Airport, into the drop zone ”La Fiere”. Once again, this will be followed by a mass drop of all paratroopers.

Day 8: End of the event.

 

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75th D-Day Memorial Airborne Operation