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Incredible D-Day reunion

Just after midnight on June 6, 1944, the British 6th and American 101st 82nd Airborne divisions invaded Nazi occupied France. Packed into wooden gliders, the troops skimmed through night skies to seize strategic targets ahead of the Allied invasion force assembled in 7000 ships off the Normandy coast. D-Day had begun.   Among the British glider troops was Ron Lawrance, now 90, living in a […]