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Local Veterans Honored At WWII Museum – Brevard, NC


Last updated 1/15/2020 at 3:31pm

Sarros tells what he saw during the D-Day invasion. (Courtesy photos by Janis Allen)

Local WWII veterans Harold Wellington and George Sarros were honored at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans on Wednesday, Jan. 8.

Wellington was a member of the Merchant Marine, U.S. Army and U.S. Navy and served in North Africa, Europe and the Middle East

Sarros, a U.S. Navy motor machinist, served on an LST during the D-Day invasion and through the war's end.

In the New Orleans museum, they were greeted as heroes by museum staff and other visitors alike. In this museum which honors WWII's against-all-odds victories in Europe and the Pacific, Wellington and Sarros saw Higgin...

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