The Transylvania Times -

WNC Military History Museum A Real Gem

 

June 25, 2018



I read with great interest the front-page story about the D-Day commemoration held at the WNC Military Museum on June 6, the 74th anniversary of the D-Day invasion by American and Allied forces. Whether a radio operator in the fuselage of a C-47 dropping paratroops into Normandy early on D-Day, or a machinist on an LST landing troops on Normandy Beach in the face of withering enemy fire from shore, or a Merchant Marine plying the Atlantic under constant threat or attack from U-Boat wolfpacks, these honored local veterans are all heroes, though I doubt a single one of them would see themsel...



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