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Texas WWII Vet Gets Back Duffel Bag Lost On Normandy Beach

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 11–03/26/2015

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North Texas Man Has Close Call During WWII Reenactment

It was all supposed to be fake, but a North Texas man was shot with a real bullet at a World War Two re-enactment.

CBS 11–02/10/2015

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Thieves Steal 90-Year-Old Veteran’s WWII Medals

Thieves broke into the home of a 90-year-old veteran Monday and stole his WWII medals.

12/30/2014

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D-Day, Father And Son Revisit Normandy Together

Seventy years later, a veteran walked hand-in-hand with his son on the very sand where his war story began.

06/12/2014

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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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The Commemorative Air Force Relocates To Oak Cliff

Dallas’ Executive Airport has landed a major new tenant — The Commemorative Air Force.

04/29/2014

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Senior Centers Home To Many War Heroes

As America paused to remember its wartime service personnel this Veterans Day, some senior centers in Dallas recognized their individual residents who contributed to war efforts, especially World War II.

11/11/2013

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Waxahachie High School Students Honor Veterans

Charter Communications donated $10,000 Friday to the foundation to support their work with area veterans.

11/08/2013

A World War II-era P-51 Mustang  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Denton Pilot, Passenger Killed In Wreck Of WWII-Era Plane Near Galveston

The U.S. Coast Guard says two people have been killed when their World War II-era plane went down in shallow water near Galveston.

10/23/2013

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Holocaust Survivor Shares His Story With SMU Students

Seventy years since his escape from a Nazi death camp, Holocaust survivor Philip Bialowtiz, 83, shared his story with Southern Methodist University students Thursday night.

10/17/2013

Live WWII era artillery shell found near Corsicana. (credit: Navarro County Sheriff's Office)

Live WWII-Era Artillery Shell Found On North Texas Property

A man digs up a live artillery shell dating back to World War II and possibly more than 70 years old on his property.

CBS 11–07/31/2013

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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