The 74th Company remembers 06 June 1944 Operation Overlord

From Saturday 17 to Sunday 18 June 2023

Location : Pré la Joux
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During the weekend, presentation of US, Allied, German, Russian and Resistance vehicles and troops. Military exchanges, small catering, refreshment bar, musical animations, various animations. And some nice surprises.
Programme :

Friday from 2pm
Arrival and welcome of the 1st participants
Setting up the camp

From 8 am: Welcoming the last participants
10 am: Opening of the camp and visit of officials and authorities.
Ceremony at the camp, hoisting of colours, handling of weapons, various speeches and mini morning tribute by the Châtel Echo Alpin brass band.
12.30pm: Possible meal at the camp.
2.30pm: Orientation walk for GIs and other troops.
15.30: Vehicle ride, around Châtel and surroundings
5 p.m.: Concert and various entertainments
From 7.30pm: Meal possible at the camp. Soup from the GIs
21.30: Night tour across the Chablais mountains.

From 9am: Opening of the camp and raising of the colours
Setting up and departure of the convoy from the camp to the village of Châtel
10am: Liberation parade composed of motorised and foot troops on the Saint Laurent itinerary, 2 laps.
11am: Official ceremony on the church square with civil and military representatives (gendarmerie, firemen, music)
1pm: Possible meal at the Pré la Joux camp
2.30 pm: Static exhibition
End of the afternoon: Departure of the participants
OpeningsFrom Saturday 17 to Sunday 18 June 2023.
General information
  • Accessibility criteria for people with reduced mobility :
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
Event details
  • Pastimes and leisure activities :
    • parade
    • Meeting
    • Demonstration
  • Art and culture :
    • Historic
Proposed service(s)
  • Services :
    • pets welcome
La 74ème Compagnie
Mob : +33 610125087
Mob : +33 625793268
Pré la Joux
  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French


Parking with places for disabled people (4).
Shuttle stop: line 1 terminus (saisons d'été et d'hiver).
Public toilet.
Departure of the Pré la Joux and Pierre Longue chairlifts