The anniversary of the D-Day landings is marked in St. Lo, France.
D-Day anniversary at St. Lo, which figured so much during the Normandy landings of 1944.
Various shots at a wreath-laying ceremony at the town jail where in 1944 at the news of the invasion the Nazi guards fled in panic leaving many prisoners locked in the prison to be shelled and bombed by the allies.
Among those present is the wife of the late Major Howie, one of the many heroes of the Normandy landings.
Various shots of march past by British, French, Canadian and American troops with dignitaries watching. French Prime Minister Couve de Murville takes the salute and among others noted are US General Omar Bradley, Christopher Soames, British Ambassador to France.