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Dallas resident Printis Sibley, Omaha beach. A salute, but no words. Too emotional (Credit: Doug Dunbar/CBS 11).

Return To D-Day: The Salute

As we walked down toward Omaha beach, there weren’t many words. Just ahead, the cold, imposing body of water looks no different than it did 70 years ago, our men tell me.

06/04/2014

Incredible moment. French students mob Rowlett resident Ormand Knowles when learning he is #dday70 vet! Rock star!  (Credit: Doug Dunbar/CBS 11).

Return To D-Day: “The War Is Over”

“The War Is Over” There aren’t many people who can say they heard those words, before the rest of the world. But one of our North Texas D-Day veterans on our trip did. As we […]

06/02/2014

(Credit: Doug Dunbar/CBS 11).

Return To D-Day: The Monuments Men

Everywhere we go, every person our D-Day heroes have spoken to, the words “thank you” are ever-present. If you’ve never been here, it’s hard to understand the sincere gratitude that exists in this part of the world.

06/02/2014

Ormand Knowles (with his wife) honors one of the Wereth 11 (Credit: Doug Dunbar/CBS 11).

Return To D-Day: From Fair Fight To Atrocity

It was a short winding ride through the north side of Bastogne, to reach the former home of the 101st Airborne today. The Battle of the Bulge base of operations for the screaming eagles, and housing, that now stands frozen in time.

05/31/2014

(Credit: Doug Dunbar/CBS 11).

Return To D-Day: And So It Begins

We’re eight hours from landing in France. We’re a lifetime from the war we’re going to remember. But looking at their faces as I walk the aisle of the airplane, I know it will all soon come back.

05/30/2014

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Yo! Roger Raps! With CBS 11’s Doug Dunbar

Get them dawgs ready and gather your Ruff Ryders! Its “Yo! Roger Raps!” with Roger Emrich and special guest … CBS 11’s Doug Dunbar throwin’ down DMX’s “Party Up”.

02/13/2014

Return To D-Day

Doug Dunbar Discusses “Return To D-Day”

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – CBS 11 had the honor of documenting the emotional journey of eight WWII vets from North Texas as they returned to Normandy, France in June, 2013.  They all fought for the […]

10/28/2013

Lt. Col. Joseph Turecky (credit: CBS 11 News)

Profiles Of Courage: Joseph Turecky

Lt. Col. Joseph Turecky say he would have gone down with his plane if he had to. But thankfully, it’s a choice he never had to make during World War II.

07/04/2013

Profiles of Courage: john Wayne Walding (credit: CBS 11 News)

Profiles Of Courage: John Wayne Walding

Born on the 4th of July, Green Beret John Wayne Walding of Frisco is a silver star recipient, the nation’s third highest military decoration for valor. Doug Dunbar shares his story of strength and survival in Afghanistan and his one-of-a-kind accomplishment once he returned home.

07/03/2013

Profiles in Courage: Bob Bearden (credit: CBS 11 News)

Profiles Of Courage: Bob Bearden

World War II veteran Bob Bearden jumped from a plane and right into enemy fire on D-Day before he spent months in German prison camps.

CBS 11–07/02/2013

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Return To D-Day: Peggy’s Love Story

In this report: There was a woman who traveled with our eight veterans back to Normandy, and she has a connection to WW II that these men had to see for themselves. Most had not met Peggy Harris before this trip, but now they’ll never forget her or her story.

06/13/2013

Army Sgt Major Robert Blatnik returns to Omaha Beach, France (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)

Return To D-Day: Sgt. Maj. Robert Blatnik

In this report we narrow our focus to just one of our eight D-Day veterans, who returned to Normandy, France last week. Sixty-nine years to the day, Sgt. Major Robert Blatnik was able to walk the same stretch of sand that he and his men assaulted at 6:30am on June 6 in 1944. It was his first time coming back, and he told Doug Dunbar this trip made a memory that will stay with him until the day he dies.

06/13/2013

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