CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — More than 40 world war two veterans recently traveled to Normandy, France to commemorate the 1944 D-Day invasion.
Channel 2 Action News spoke to a Navy veteran who said this trip will bring back memories, both good and bad.
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“I’m gonna think about all the ships that were torpedoed… but the camaraderie that we had together as shipmates and we were all good for each other,” Navy veteran George Sarros said.
This is only the second time a U.S. passenger airline has flown directly to Normandy.
The first was last year.
The week-long program of events is hosted in partnership with the Best Defense Foundation and Atlanta-based Delta Airlines for the annual commemoration of the 1944 D-Day invasion.
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