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Return To D-Day

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VIDEO: Return To D-Day Special (Air Date: July 5, 2014)

CBS 11’s Doug Dunbar travels to Europe with North Texas World War II veterans to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

07/11/2014

North Texas D-Day vet Joe Dixon came ashore here on Utah. Somber reflection (credit: Doug Dunbar/CBS 11 News).

“Return To D-Day” Special Airs July 5

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 […]

06/27/2014

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North Texas D-Day Heroes Honored Before Thousands

North Texas D-Day heroes were honored in a ceremony that brought together two sitting presidents, and more than 10,000 people.

06/13/2014

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Man’s D-Day Reunion 70 Years In The Making

One man’s return to D-Day meant a surprise meeting… that was 70 years in the making. Right now, Doug takes a closer look at his story.

06/11/2014

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D-Day, Soldier Recalls Night Of The Nazi Surrender

Seventy years ago, in a segregated army, a Rowlett man served as a guard of supplies and German prisoners during WWII. As a result, he was also one of the first people to know something that would change the course of world history.

06/10/2014

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A 10- Day Journey For North Texas D-Day Heroes

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.

06/09/2014

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D-Day 70th Anniversary A Salute To Those Who Changed History

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.

06/06/2014

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North Texans Veterans Excited &Hopeful About D-Day Trip

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.

06/05/2014

Navy man Robert Jagers points to the memorial in honor of his fellow LST men who were lost in battle. (credit: Doug Dunbar/CBS 11 News)

Return To D-Day: H Hour

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.

06/05/2014

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WW II Liberty Jump Team Prepares To Parachute Again

Nearly 70 years after the D-Day invasion, there is a new set of men parachuting over France. The Liberty Jump Team will honor our North Texas D-Day vets and the team prepared for the big moment right here in North Texas.

06/04/2014

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D-Day, A Promise To Return & The Daughters Of WWII

There are three days until the 70th anniversary of D-Day. CBS 11’s Doug Dunbar is in France documenting the return of a group of North Texas WWII veterans. Right now, Doug takes a closer look at the organization that got veterans there.

06/04/2014

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Looking Back At CBS 11 Return To D-Day Coverage

This Friday, the world will commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France. CBS 11’s Doug Dunbar is there with a group of north Texas D-Day heroes to document their emotional return to Omaha Beach. French students mobbed Rowlett resident Ormand Knowles — asking for his autograph when they learned he is a D-Day vet. To give us an idea of what this week will be like for veterans, we need only look back to our Return to D-Day, one year ago.

06/04/2014

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