Ceremony at the town of Carentan. D-Day Veterans are in the front row. In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, the Carentan area was the drop zone of the 101st Airborne paratroopers.
One hundred – ninety- two brave Americans gave their last full measure at Utah Beach on D-Day. Seventy- one years later, the same number of lanterns were lit. As they ascended they drifted northward over the English Channel.