‘An honor’: St. Augustine Marching 100 traveling to France for D-Day 80th anniversary

May 30, 2024 | NOLA.com

The New Orleans high school band will perform during commemorations at the Brittany and Normandy American cemeteries, give a concert in Paris

For the Allies’ D-Day invasion of Nazi-occupied France on June 6, 1944, New Orleans supplied the landing crafts called Higgins boats.

For D-Day’s 80th anniversary, New Orleans is sending the St. Augustine High School Marching 100.

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