American soldiers and officers at a military cemetery in Ste Mere Eglise, France. Flags on grave markers. Soldiers stand with flags in hand. Officers stand. They pay respect to the graves of the American soldiers killed in World War 2 in the invasion of France. They place wreath on a grave. Children watch the officers paying respect to the graves. Soldiers stand with flags. Soldiers band. They fire in the air. They march with the band.
U.S. Army 4th Infantry Division troops and paratroopers in the streets of the town of Saint Mere Eglise, France (Sainte-Mère-Église) in World War 2, D-Day + 2. Wrecked houses line the street. United States soldiers rest near the houses. A soldier holds a bottle of wine and black bread. Soldiers eat black bread. Sign on a wall "Saint Mere Eglise".
U.S. troops advancing into Sainte-Mere-Eglise after landing at Normandy during World War II. Signboard reads 'Sainte-Mere-Eglise'. French civilians greet U.S. soldiers driving tanks into the town. Jeeps parked on a street. Deserted streets in the town. U.S. soldier stands with French policeman and talks with a French civilian. French civilians with U.S. troops on roadside.
Soldiers of U.S. Army 1st battalion, 8th infantry regiment, 4th division in the days after invasion of France. The U.S. Army soldiers stand in front of a house in Saint Mere Eglise, France. A French woman pours coffee into canteen cups held by soldiers. Soldiers drink coffee and several smile and enjoy the coffee. They talk amongst themselves.
Destroyed streets and houses in Saint Mere Eglise, France. Wrecked automobile on the street. General Teddy Roosevelt, Jr. in his jeep, 'Rough Rider' along with another soldier. Civilians pass on the street.
C-47s tow gliders for take off in Saint Mere Eglise, France. They fly over an airbase. Other gliders take off and fly.