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

Return To Normandy

On November 17, CBS 11 News will present a half-hour special about a group of World War II veterans from North Texas, their war experiences and their trip back to Normandy.

11/14/2013

Parkland

Parkland Memorial Hospital Draws International Intrigue

Parkland Memorial Hospital is gaining a lot of international attention for the role the hospital played on November 22, 1963 — the day President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated.

CBS 11–10/25/2013

(credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)

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

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Return To D-Day: American Cemetery

Part of the week-long mission during the return to Normandy, France for eight north Texas hero’s from World War II, was to pay respects to the men they served with, who never made it home. On a chilly day, along the shores of Omaha Beach, they got that chance.

06/12/2013

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Return To D-Day: Back On The Beach

CBS 11 and Doug Dunbar were given the honor of documenting an emotional journey back to Normandy, France thus June with a group of veterans who captured our hearts. They left JFK airport, amid a sendoff fit for the World War II heroes they are. A short time later, they were transported to a time, and a place, that would bring it all back.

06/12/2013

(credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)

Return To D-Day: The Sendoff

Quiet American Airlines program gives vets 1st class send-off.

06/12/2013

(credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)

Return To D-Day: The Letter

During the ceremony on June 6 at Pointe du Hoc, Major Earl Tweed was approached by a man in a blue jacket who only spoke French, but wore an American flag tie.

CBS 11–06/12/2013

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Return To D-Day Begins

CBS 11 had the honor of documenting the emotional journey of eight WWII vets from North Texas as they returned to Normandy, France.

06/10/2013

Paratrooper memorial in La Fiere. The field is where Robert Bearden landed.  (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)

Return To D-Day: The Longest Day

At 0630, the sun was shining brightly, first time this week. Almost an omen, to say our men deserved a glorious day, to remember, reflect, and to celebrate themselves, and the lives lost.

06/06/2013

Doug and Joseph Turecky (credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)

Return To D-Day: Normandy

Today we traveled from Caen, to Sainte-Mere-Eglise, home to the museum for the United States Airborne troops from WW2.

06/05/2013

(credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)

Return To D-Day: Utah Beach & Tears

When you write, and share stories for a passion, and a living, a day like today here in Normandy, is one you dream of. But that dream-like day, comes with an emotional price, no matter if you’re an observer, or the writer.

06/04/2013

(credit: Doug Dunbar/KTVT/KTXA)

Return To D-Day: Les Ventes, France

Halfway between Paris and Caen is the small French town of Les Ventes. The town turned out today for the return of the wife of an American veteran.

06/03/2013

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