It is one of the first ceremonies of the 65th Anniversary, homage to the parachutists at Mont St Michel. St Michel who is the guardian of all parachutists, it was natural for these veterans to meet here this morning. One of them, Julius Eisner received the Legion of Honor, this 82nd Airborne veteran jumped on Sainte Mère Eglise in the night of June 5, 1944.
At 96 years old, he still made the trip in the presence of 3 detachments of the French Army, American and German. The national anthems were played, symbol of meeting again, communion in front of Mont St Michel.