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CBS 11 News anchor Doug Dunbar with WWII vets before the trip of a lifetime. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)
Return To D-Day CBS 11 News anchor Doug Dunbar with WWII vets before the trip of a lifetime. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)
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Return To D-Day (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
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Return To D-Day (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
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Return To D-Day (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
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Return To D-Day (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
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Return To D-Day (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
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Return To D-Day (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
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Return To D-Day (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
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Return To D-Day (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
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Return To D-Day (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
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Return To D-Day (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
Army Sgt Major Robert Blatnik returns to Omaha Beach, France (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
Return To D-Day (1) Army Sgt Major Robert Blatnik returns to Omaha Beach, France (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
, Omaha beach looking to the far west end of the beach. The cliff on the , is Pointe du Hoc. A massive rise, that was assaulted by U.S. Rangers during the invasion of Normandy. (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
Return To D-Day (2) , Omaha beach looking to the far west end of the beach. The cliff on the , is Pointe du Hoc. A massive rise, that was assaulted by U.S. Rangers during the invasion of Normandy. (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
remnants of one of the many German gun batteries that were built into the hillsides on Omaha and Utah beaches (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
Return To D-Day (3) remnants of one of the many German gun batteries that were built into the hillsides on Omaha and Utah beaches (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
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Doug and Joseph Turecky (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
Return To D-Day (10) Doug and Joseph Turecky (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
downtown Sainte-Mere-Eglis Home of the Airborne museum (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
Return To D-Day (11) downtown Sainte-Mere-Eglis Home of the Airborne museum (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
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The memorial to U.S. paratrooper John Steele of the 505th, who on D Day, was caught in this very position and hung there for 2 hours, before the Germans realized he was alive, and took him prisoner of war.  (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
Return To D-Day (13) The memorial to U.S. paratrooper John Steele of the 505th, who on D Day, was caught in this very position and hung there for 2 hours, before the Germans realized he was alive, and took him prisoner of war. (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
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Paratrooper memorial in La Fiere. The field is where Robert Bearden landed.  (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
Return To D-Day (15) Paratrooper memorial in La Fiere. The field is where Robert Bearden landed. (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
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Robert Bearden, paratrooper.  (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
Robert Bearden, paratrooper. Robert Bearden, paratrooper. (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
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C47 pilot Robert Turecky, with Laura Leppert. Wife of former Dallas mayor Tom Leppert, and she is also the President of Daughters of WW2, the non profit in Dallas that is paying for all of this trip, except the airfare, which was donated by American Airlines. (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
Return To D-Day (16) C47 pilot Robert Turecky, with Laura Leppert. Wife of former Dallas mayor Tom Leppert, and she is also the President of Daughters of WW2, the non profit in Dallas that is paying for all of this trip, except the airfare, which was donated by American Airlines. (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
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German gun battery at Pointe Du Hoc (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
Return To D-Day (18) German gun battery at Pointe Du Hoc (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
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Former tank driver David Tolan (on right) (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
Return To D-Day (21) Former tank driver David Tolan (on right) (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
Robert Blatnik. Army, 1st division. 93 years old (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
Return To D-Day (22) Robert Blatnik. Army, 1st division. 93 years old (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
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Pointe Du Hoc (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
Return To D-Day (24) Pointe Du Hoc (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)
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Return To D-Day (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)

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