A salute to the troops that fight for our freedoms, without their sacrifice of time, blood, sweat, tears and even their lives we would have no peace anywhere in the world. Thank you.
After a long day of visiting the American Cemetery, the D-Day Experience, and other places around Normandy, we visited the 101st Airborne Memorial. It’s on a corner next to a field that used to be Brecort Manor, away from town where they dropped behind enemy lines to secure key intersections, bridges and towns.
We also visited Dick Winter’s Leadership Memorial, which was not far away.
Right after we got there, a group of soldiers from the 101st Airborne arrived. We talked for a while and had a wonderful conversation. I was honored to take a portrait of one of the soldiers. I’ve been looking for a way to get this image to him, but I have no contact information.
I hope he is able to see this post and if he does, please contact me for a high-res image that I will email.