Normandy (from Old French Normanz, plural of Normant, originally from the word for “northman” in several Scandinavian languages) is the northwesternmost of the 18 regions of France, roughly referring to the historical Duchy of Normandy. — Wikipedia

Ceremony in Normandy, 1955

Ceremony in Normandy, 1955 -

Members of the 1st Infantry Division color guard lead a march through the American cemetery overlooking the D-Day beaches during a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the allied invasion.

Return to Normandy, 1954

Return to Normandy, 1954 -

Normandy, France, May, 1954: Ten years after they took part in the D-Day invasion of Europe, Master Sergeants William J. Hopkins Jr., left, and George C. Zares survey the beach in Normandy…