Express Travels: Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France

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. Some of US paratroopers who partook in D-Day accidentally landed in this town square in the middle of the night. Many of the towns people and Nazis were fighting a fire in a local barn at the time of the landing; a scene depicted in the well documented movie, The Longest Day. While on their trip, Jacobs and Vickrey visited Calis, Dunkirk, Utah Beach, Omaha Beach and Ponte De Hoc and attended a celebration in remembrance of D-Day at the Normandy Cemetery.]]>

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