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190604-F-AG991-2216

A U.S. Army airborne infantryman shakes the hand of retired Private First Class Joseph Morettini, 82nd Airborne, 508th Regiment, Easy Company, during a ceremony held to honor all airborne troops and flight crew that served on D-Day in Picauville, France, June 4, 2019. On June 6, 1944, Morettini dropped from midnight skies into Normandy with the objective to overtake an enemy stronghold near Picauville. During the ceremony’s conclusion, Morettini remarked to each active U.S. airborne infantrymen he shook hands with: “I dropped here 75 years ago.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristof J. Rixmann)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Kristof Rixmann
VIRIN: 190604-F-AG991-2216.JPG
FULL SIZE: 3.87 MB
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CAMERA

NIKON D750

LENS

24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8

APERTURE

13

SHUTTERSPEED

1/250

ISO

1400

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

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