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Veterans keeping memories of D-Day alive

Turning point in World War II came 68 years ago today

Rotterdam resident, Anthony Lucca, age 90, was in a Navy force that shuttled troops between England and Omaha Beach.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Rotterdam resident, Anthony Lucca, age 90, was in a Navy force that shuttled troops between England and Omaha Beach.
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If people remember only one or two dates from World War II, one of them will be June 6, 1944. Today marks the 68th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of German-occupied France, the largest amphibious landing in history and a turning point in the protracted effort to free Europe. The brutality of the fighting and courage required by the landing forces has been highlighted in award-winning Hollywood movies such as “The Longest Day” in 1962 ...


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