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97-year old local D-Day veteran talks about landing on beach in France

June 6, 2014
By Ryan Brown ( , The Altoona Mirror

It was midmorning on June 6, 1944, and John Walters, then a sergeant with the 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division, was riding a metal-plated landing craft toward the strip of cliff-ringed French beach codenamed "Omaha."

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