Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Honoring U.S. Sailors Lost During D-Day Invasion
In the above U.S. Navy photo, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus reads the inscription on the U.S. Navy memorial honoring Sailors lost during the D-Day invasion of Normandy at Utah Beach in Sainte Marie du Mont, France.
Mabus also delivered remarks at a local ceremony praising the extraordinary courage of the landing forces at Utah Beach on June 6, 1944, and highlighted the role of U.S. naval forces on that historic day.
The above U.S. Navy photo was taken by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Sam Shavers.