On June 19th, Major Maginis and his staff of Civil Affairs personnel, established in the City Hall, decided to re open the Jeanne d’arc cinema in Carentan. First movie to be shown was Andy hardy’s Blonde trouble, starring Mickey Rooney. On June 23rd, in the middle of the Silver Star ceremony Place de la république, the Germans opened fire with long range guns. They killed 5 civilians, injuring 19. Little Danièle laisney, hardly 4 years of age, died in the arms of 501st Medic Bob Wright. Maginnis decided to forbid all public reunions, and closed the theater, as the award winning movie Song of Bernadette was about to be screened.