Phase Five: The B-17 Celebration

07/03/2013: The next phase was the service in the local church accompanied by the presentation of the colors from several French veteran units. 

There was then a ceremony at the war monuments outside the church to those who fought in World War I and World War II.

Next there was procession on foot and in World War II vehicles to the place on the beach where the new monument to the B-17 crew was to be unveiled.

 The photos in this slideshow were shot on June 30, 2013 and credited to Second Line of Defense.

 

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