Commemorating 80th Anniversary of D-Day 6/6/1944

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Round Canopy Parachuting Team - USA will begin their jump 6/5/24 at 1:30am PST. Round Canopy Parachuting Team - USARCPT Normandy Jump 1 of 4 Carentan from 3 C-47’s

Schedule of Events - National D-Day Memorial (dday.org) 

1944 - 2024: 80th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy : Normandy Tourism, France (normandie-tourisme.fr)

80th Anniversary of D-Day Events | The National WWII Museum | New Orleans (nationalww2museum.org)


And for those who don't know, there was a significant participation from our neighbors to the North  and the indigenous, first nation members.  Remembrance Day Poppy Origins Thunder Bay | Northern Ontario Travel  This BBC story will reconcile their often-forgotten contribution.   BBC - WW2 People's War - The Lake Superior Regiment: Canadians' Bravery in Holland


The enormous cost of lives is commemorated with Standing With Giants. An installation of a staggering 1,475 silhouettes across the wild meadow fields of the British Normandy Memorial called ‘For Your Tomorrow’. The 1,475 giants reflect the number of servicemen who died serving under British command on D-Day itself. The public will be able to see this installation at The British Normandy Memorial , 13 Av. Paul Poret, 14114 Ver-sur-Mer, France as part of the D-Day 80 commemorations from 21st April 2024 - 31st August 2024.


More than Just a Jump! Round canopy jumpers from multiple countries and teams landed on Carentan France in commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of June 6, 1944. Join us for our next jump. https://linktr.ee/RCPTUSA  

10:30am (1:30am pst) from the same C-47s as  U.S. paratroopers did 80 years ago - the  drop zone is the Batterie d’Azeville.  Facebook

Three operations happening tomorrow. RCPT international, RCPT-USA, RCPT-SUISSE, RCPT-NL, and RCPT-GB managing manifests in a fluid and ever changing environment Some good news, the C47 Drag ‘em Oot is back in service and available to jump.

About RCPT USA:

VISION: RCPT-USA’s vision is to honor the history of Allied Airborne Forces past, present, and future.

MISSION: RCPT-USA performs round canopy commemorative airborne demonstrations to increase awareness and educate the public about the sacrifices and heroism of Allied Paratroopers from WWII onward.

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