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[D-Day 10th Anniversary Celebrations in Normandy]

[D-Day 10th Anniversary Celebrations in Normandy]

[D-Day 10th Anniversary Celebrations in Normandy]

[Twentieth Anniversary of the Normandy Landings-June 6, 1964]

[Twentieth Anniversary of the Normandy Landings-June 6, 1964]

[Twentieth Anniversary of the Normandy Landings-June 6, 1964]

[D-Day 10th Anniversary Celebrations in Normandy]

[D-Day 10th Anniversary Celebrations in Normandy]

[Twentieth Anniversary of the Normandy Landings-June 6, 1964]

[Twentieth Anniversary of the Normandy Landings-June 6, 1964]

[D-Day 10th Anniversary Celebrations in Normandy]

[D-Day 10th Anniversary Celebrations in Normandy]

[D-Day 10th Anniversary Celebrations in Normandy]

[D-Day 10th Anniversary Celebrations in Normandy]

President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan arrive for a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

British paratroopers stand in formation during the 40th anniversary celebration of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A member of the 82nd Airborne Division talks with local civilians on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A member of the 2nd Ranger Battalion, U.S. Army, participates in the re-enactment of a cliff climb made by members of the same unit on D-day, World War II. The re-enactment is part of a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Members of the 82nd Airborne Division and British paratroopers jump from a C-130E Hercules aircraft during a re-enactment of a World War II parachute jump on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division inspect a World War II C-47 aircraft while visiting a museum on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A soldier of the 82nd Airborne Division inspects the remains of a sunken World War II barges on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe. (SUBSTANDARD)

Secretary of the Army John O. Marsh speaks with GEN. Glenn K. Otis, commander in chief, U.S. Army Europe, and Seventh Army, during a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A soldier of the US Army 82nd Airborne Division participates in a parachute jump during the 40th anniversary celebration of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

Secretary of the Army John O. Marsh speaks with a US Army officer prior to a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

A retired 101st Airborne Division general officer attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Madison Memorial on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A US Army band performs during a ceremony at Omaha Beach commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe. (SUBSTANDARD)

Members of the 82nd Airborne Division visit the Aldershot World War Museum on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Spectators watch during a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

President Ronald Reagan speaks with President Mitterrand of France during a wreath-laying ceremony at the American cemetery at Omaha Beach on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe. To the left stands Mrs. Reagan and in the background is Mrs. Mitterrand

A paratrooper participates in a re-enactment of a World War II parachute jump on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A paratrooper of the 82nd Airborne Division carries his parachute after a jump during the 40th anniversary celebration of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

Members of the 82nd Airborne Division and British paratroopers parachute from a British balloon in preparation for a jump into Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France, on on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A soldier videotapes members of the 82nd Airborne Division during their visit to a war memorial on the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

The 33rd Army Band marches in a parade on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

President Ronald Reagan speaks during a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division sit aboard an aircraft shortly before a jump during a celebration commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan speak with a veteran of World War II prior to a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Secretary of the Army John O. Marsh speaks during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Madision Memorial on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan tour Omaha Beach during a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

Members of the US 82nd Airborne Division speak with local villagers on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Soldiers of the US Army 82nd Airborne Division participate in a parachute jump during the 40th anniversary celebration of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

President Ronald Reagan speaks during a wreath-laying ceremony at the American cemetery at Omaha Beach. The ceremony is part of the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division jump from a C-130E Hercules aircraft during a re-enactment of a World War II parachute jump on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Dignitaries attend a wreath-laying ceremony at the Patton Memorial on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A news correspondent interviews a distinguished guest prior to a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

A color guard carrying the Belgian and American flags participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Patton Memorial on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan speak with veterans of World War II prior to a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

Soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division listen to an account of a battle on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

President Ronald Reagan and President and Mrs. Francois Mitterrand of France pass through a cordon of French and American troops as they depart after a wreath-laying ceremony at the American cemetery at Omaha Beach on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A color guard carrying the US and Belgian flags marches in a parade commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

President Ronald Reagan speaks during a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Paratroopers perform during a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary celebration of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

Soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division visit a war memorial on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A French girl presents a flower to a member of the 82nd Airborne Division on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A soldier of the 82nd Airborne Division visits a war memorial on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Members of the 2nd Ranger Battalion, US Army, participate in the re-enactment of a cliff climb made by members of the same unit on D-day World War II. The re-enactment is part of a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

A Belgian military band marches in a parade commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

The 33rd Army Band performs a public concert in the town square on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Spectators listen to an address during a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

Spectators standing in front of the ruins of a fortification listen to an address during a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

A member of the 82nd Airborne Division helps a British paratrooper strap on his parachute before a jump. They are participating in a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

Soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division visit a war memorial on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Naomi Nover of Nover News Service, Washington, District of Columbia, discusses her experiences as a reporter during World War II with a French correspondent prior to a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary celebration of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

French and American servicemen stand at attention as a color guard parades the colors at a World War II memorial on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A soldier of the 82nd Airborne Division photographs a sunken World War II barge on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A color guard participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the American cemetery at Omah Beach on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Troops from the Allied nations paticipating in the D-Day invasion line up in formation during a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary celebration of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

A British paratrooper carries his gear off the landing zone after a re-enactment of a World War II parachute jump on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A member of the 2nd Ranger Battalion, US Army, participates in the re-enactment of a cliff climb made by members of the same unit on D-day World War II. The re-enactment is part of a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

A British paratrooper sits on the floor with his gear before a jump. He is participating in a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

Major General (MGEN) Edward L. Trobaugh, commander, 82nd Airborne Division, right speaks with Lieutenant Colonel Jackson, commander of the 1ST British Parachute Regiment, center, after a parachute jump on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan and President and Mrs. Francois Mitterrand of France pass through a cordon of US and French troops during a wreath-laying ceremony at the American cemetery at Omaha Beach. The ceremony is part of the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Major General (MGEN) Edward L. Trobaugh, commander, 82nd Airborne Division, center, shakes hands with Lieutenant Colonel Jackson, commander of the 1ST British Parachute Regiment, center, after a parachute jump on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Members of the 82nd Airborne Division and British paratroopers board a C-130E Hercules aircraft prior to a jump. They are participating in a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

Members of the 82nd Airborne Division tour a French town on the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

A World War II veteran attends a ceremony at Omaha Beach commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Troops from the Allied nations paticipating in the D-Day invasion line up in formation during a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary celebration of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division stand in line to jump from an aircraft during a celebration commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

Secretary of the Army John O. Marsh and other distinguished guests attend a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

Soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division strap on parachutes prior to a practice jump. The Soldiers will jump from a balloon while practicing for a jump into Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France, on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division receive commemorative key chains from World War II veterans on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

President Ronald Reagan speaks during a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

The 33rd Army Band marches in a parade on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division listen to an account of a World War II battle during the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A dummy paratrooper hangs from a church steeple on the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe. During the actual invasion a paratrooper became stuck on the steeple

A member of the 82nd Airborne Division gathers his gear after a re-enactment of a World War II parachute jump on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Secretary of the Army John O. Marsh attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Madison Memorial on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Members of the 2nd Ranger Battalion, US Army, participate in the re-enactment of a cliff climb made by members of the same unit on D-day World War II. The re-enactment is part of a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

The 33rd Army Band marches in a parade commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

Secretary of the Army John O. Marsh, center, speaks with retired Colonel (COL) Bob Piper during a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A left side view of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter participating in a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan tour Omaha Beach during a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

A paratrooper jumps from a platform suspended under a balloon. Members of the 82nd Airborne Division and British paratroopers are using the balloon while practicing for a jump into Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France, on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division receive commemorative key chains from World War II veterans on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

A photojournalist videotapes a war memorial on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

Members of the 2nd Ranger Battalion, US Army, participate in the re-enactment of a cliff climb made by members of the same unit on D-day World War II. The re-enactment is part of a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division stand in line to jump from an aircraft during a celebration commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Europe

A member of the 82nd Airborne Division and a British paratrooper jump from a tethered balloon in preparation for a jump into Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France, on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

President Ronald Reagan and President Francois Mitterrand of France attend a wreath-laying ceremony at Omaha Beach on the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe

President Ronald Reagan speaks during a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of D-day, the invasion of Europe