During the D-Day invasion, off-course American paratroopers landed in the middle of the village of Ste-Mere Eglise. One paratrooper’s chute caught on a church spire, which the village commemorates today with a mannequin dangling on the church. (Rick Steves’ Europe)

During the D-Day invasion, off-course American paratroopers landed in the middle of the village of Ste-Mere Eglise. One paratrooper’s chute caught on a church spire, which the village commemorates today with a mannequin dangling on the church. (Rick Steves’ Europe)

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