New NATO Chief: Gen. Ridgway Revisits Normandy on D-Day.

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FRANCE
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1952  (Actual Year)
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07:39:47 - 07:40:53
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025-568-04
New NATO Chief: Gen. Ridgway Revisits Normandy on D-Day. On the eighth anniversary of D-Day on the Normandy beach head, General Ridgway, new NATO commander and the first U.S. General to parachute into France, visits the beachhead and pays homage to fallen American and Allied heroes who gave their lives in the defeat of Naziism. Rows of white crosses in cemetery. Wreath by grave marker of Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Matthew Ridgway gestures, showing the local sights to a group of people. Laying wreaths at memorial monument.