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Vets, families remember Normandy D-Day landings, 72 years on

Proud veterans in their 90s and families of fallen soldiers are commemorating the epochal D-Day invasion of Normandy 72 years ago that helped the Allies defeat Hitler.
EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Wilmington war vet remembers D-Day on Utah Beach
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Wilmington war vet remembers D-Day on Utah Beach

A very special man can be found at the Woods at Holly Tree retirement facility. What many may not know is that John DeChesere was a young Army officer on Utah Beach during the Normandy Invasion. At 101 years old, he has seen a lot in his time.
ONLY ON 3: D-Day veteran remembers day that changed history
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ONLY ON 3: D-Day veteran remembers day that changed history

There are many stories and many heroes on this Veterans Day, but World War II veterans are, sadly, a dying breed. Bill Pepe was in one of the most infamous battles of the war. "On D-Day I found myself on Omaha Beach," Pepe said.