Thousands of spectators gather to see the D-Day 75 Commemorative Airborne Operation honoring the airborne operation launched on D-Day, June 6, 1944, outside Sainte-Mère-Église, France, June 9, 2019. In total, over 900 military paratroopers and 110 civilian parachutists from seven countries participated in what is known to be the second largest airborne operation since WWII. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristof J. Rixmann)