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".
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.
U.S. 9th Division memorial service in Sainte-Mère-Église, France during World War II. Crosses in a cemetery. Troops stand in formation in the background. Commanding General 9th Division Major General Manton Sprague Eddy speaks to the soldiers. The soldiers fire guns in honor of the dead soldiers. A bugler blows a bugle. The soldiers examine grave markers in search of their buddies. A band plays.
Wounded soldiers of U.S. and British troops at 42nd field hospital in Saint Mere Eglise France near Normandy after D-Day. Large number of wounded soldiers lie on litters. Field hospital tents can be seen around. Wounded on litters are lifted into a DUKW by group of medics.
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.