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History comes alive: WWII event commemorates, celebrates the Greatest Generation

May 3, 2014
By Keith Frederick - Staff Writer ( , The Altoona Mirror

This June will mark the 70th anniversary of one of the most famous offensives in modern military history - the Normandy invasion. "D-Day," June 6, 1944, was a turning point in World War II and has been reverently recreated in such films as "Saving Private Ryan" and the mini-series "Band of Brothers."

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