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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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Final Preparations – Return To D-Day 2014

Final preparations are being made for the D-Day anniversary and Doug Dunbar is with veterans.

06/04/2014

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CBS Returns to Normandy for D-Day – 2014

CBS 11′s Doug Dunbar will travel with World War II veterans for the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

06/04/2014

American Cemetery in Normandy -- 9,387 American D-Day heroes buried here. Stunning. Sobering. Moving. (credit: Doug Dunbar/CBS 11 News)

Return To D-Day: Gut Wrenching Beauty

I have been here three times now. I still cannot walk into the American Cemetery in Colleville Sur Mer without my eyes watering. It is stunning, sobering, moving.

06/03/2014

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

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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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Remembering The Stevenson Men Of Frost

WW2 arrived in the little town of Frost just as it arrived everywhere else in America, and the Stevenson men did their part to defend our nation.

05/26/2014

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WWII Veteran Finally Receives Bronze Star

A group of veterans were honored at a Memorial Day ceremony in Arlington, including an 89-year-old World War II veteran who finally received the medal that he had earned.

05/26/2014

Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads, but the main sticking point centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes (credit: by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Perry Searches Pacific For U.S. Servicemen

Gov. Rick Perry and wife Anita Perry have traveled to a remote South Pacific archipelago to search for U.S. servicemen missing from World War II battles.

04/07/2014

Photo provided by Sally Rodriguez and the Dallas Municipal Archives

Members Of Hitler’s Army On The Shores Of White Rock Lake

During the second World War, almost 80,000 German and Italian Prisoners of War were shipped to Texas. From 1944 to 1945, several hundred were held in a camp on White Rock Lake.

03/21/2014

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