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D-Day

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Local WWII Vets Honored At D-Day Anniversary Ceremony In Beaver Co.

June 6, 1944. Thousands of lives hung in the balance as young men stormed the beaches. Many would not come back. Of those who did, a precious few remain.

06/06/2014

The Blue Ridge Mountains can be seen behind a sculpture titled 'Final Tribute' at the National D-Day Memorial, Bedford, Virginia. The memorial was dedicated in 2001 honoring American GIs who participated in the invasion of France at Normandy on June 6, 1944, during World War II. Bedford, Virginia was chosen for the memorial site because the town lost 19 of its men that day, all were members of Company A, 29th Infantry Division. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

“Waking The Sleeping Giant,” A Landmark Change In World War II

Friday June 6 marks the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, the day the Allies stormed the beaches of Normandy to eventually defeat Hitler and the Nazi’s. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower addressed the 160,000 troops that this operation is a crusade where “we will not accept anything less than a full victory.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/06/2014

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World War II Veteran Remembers D-Day

World War II Veteran talks about his experience with D-Day.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/05/2014

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France Thanks WWII Vets 70 Years After D-Day Invasion

June 6, 1944 – thousands of allied soldiers crossed the English Channel to the shores of France.

06/03/2014

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Medal Stolen Right Before It Was To Be Given To D-Day Vet

He was a fine soldier regarding the circumstances, loss and his heroic service to his country.

05/27/2013

American cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, western France. (Photo credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Non-Commemoration Of D-Day Is Inexcusable

Wednesday of this week was a meaningful and historic day for Americans, and President Barack Obama was too busy campaigning and raising reelection funds to properly commemorate the day. Beyond being wrong, it is inexcusable. […]

06/07/2012

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Local WWII Veteran Vividly Remembers D-Day

Sixty-eight years ago today, Warren Goss was thinking one thing. “‘Lord get me out of this mess,’” he said. From the moment the gate on his Higgins boat went down, it was all about survival.

06/06/2012

WWII Veteran Michael Vernillo

92-Year-Old WWII Veteran Remembers D-Day

Sixty-seven years after the allied invasion at Normandy, Michael Vernillo remembers it clearly.

06/06/2011

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