The town is not brightly painted and appears to look much as it might have 68 years ago. Many townspeople and visitors dressed as GIs or in the style of the 1940s.
Shops, restaurants, florists and even hairdressing salons had a distinctive military air about them.
It seemed the gratitude the participants felt for their liberation was still strong after all these years.
A poster for peace was a welcome sight.
This is the memorial in the town square of Saint Mere Eglise. Note the figure in the background.
One stained glass window in the church indicates appreciation for the paratroopers who landed in France.
Wish this blog could let you experience just how fragrant these sausages and onions smelled on the grill.
It was nice to see that there were messages of peace around the town.