Photo of the day From the Stripes archives

June10, 2005


Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes

Omaha Beach, Normandy, January 5, 1978: President Jimmy Carter and French president Valery Giscard d'Estaing reflect for a moment after placing wreaths at the Normandy American Cemetery, where thousands of  U.S. servicemembers who were killed in the World War II liberation of France are buried. In the background is a color guard from the 1st Infantry Division.