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Soldiers and villagers continue to celebrate d day 70 years later

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Current Event June 6, 2014

Soldiers and Villagers Continue to Celebrate D-Day 70 Years Later


70 years after the Allies invaded Normandy to liberate France from Nazi control during WWII, many of the soldiers who stormed the beaches on D-Day are very old or no longer alive. But those who witnessed the invasion and the relatives of the soldiers continue to gather in the small village in France where it happened. Many soldiers stayed in contact with the same villagers they met during wartime. Listen to this radio story to learn about the commemoration.

US History II World History II

Story Length: 4:32

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National Public Radio © 2014 National Public Radio, Inc. Used with the permission of NPR. All rights reserved.

AIR DATE: 06/05/2014


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