It’s been 70 years since then Staff Sergeant Waymon Blundell jumped onto the beach at Normandy. But, the World War II vet still draws a crowd with his stories… and that’s exactly what he was doing today.
CBS 11’s Doug Dunbar travels to Europe with North Texas World War II veterans to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW) – CBS 11 will broadcast a 30-minute special to chronicle the experiences of more than a dozen North Texas World War II veterans who recently visited Normandy, France and Bastogne, Belgium (site […]
North Texas D-Day heroes were honored in a ceremony that brought together two sitting presidents, and more than 10,000 people.
Seventy years later, a veteran walked hand-in-hand with his son on the very sand where his war story began.
A group of North Texas D-Day heroes arrived home Monday afternoon at DFW Airport. The amazing men spent the last 10 days reliving a journey they took 70 years ago. During the CBS 11 News journey with them last week, there were smiles, tears, and moments were there were simply no words.
CBS 11’s Doug Dunbar brings you the stories of North Texas veterans who recently traveled to Normandy, France, to observe the 70th anniversary of D-Day. The series begins tonight on CBS 11 News at 10.
Friday the world saluted the men who changed the course of history 70 years ago today. Thousands gathered in Normandy, franc to remember D-Day. CBS 11’s Doug Dunbar is following World War II veterans from North Texas as they return to the battle site. But on Friday it wasn’t the ceremony that made their hearts ache.
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President Barack Obama arrived Friday on the shores of Normandy, where waves of U.S. forces came by air and sea to liberate Nazi-occupied France 70 years ago.
Soon the sun will rise in Normandy, France on the 70th anniversary of D-Day. A group of North Texas D-Day veterans are in France with CBS 11’s Doug Dunbar who is documenting their emotional return. Before leaving, Doug spoke to the veterans about what they expected during their trip back and what it would mean to likely be making their final D-Day return.
Those attending the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy on Friday will be on hallowed ground, surrounded by the headstones of those who, unfortunately, did not return.