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D-Day Parade 6-7-14

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Bedford celebates D-Day veterans with patriotic parade

American flags of all sizes waved along the streets of Bedford Saturday as a patriotic motorcade made its way through Centertown.

National D-Day Memorial Anniversary

D-Day anniversary brings thousands to Bedford from near and far

Thousands of visitors filled the The National D-Day Memorial to capacity Friday.
The crowd included veterans and their families of course, but also many others who paid tribute to the sacrifice 70 years ago.

Ceremony held in Bedford for D-Day Anniversary

Thousands visit Bedford to honor veterans on D-Day

On Friday thousands, including many D-Day veterans, remembered at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford

A World War II veteran passes on his memories

A World War II veteran writes down his memories for future generations

The torch to shine a light on D-Day is now carried by many vets who are writing down everything.

D-Day anniversary ceremony ends with Bedford Boys tribute

New Homage statue unveiled in Bedford

Friday’s D-Day ceremony ended with a special tribute to the Bedford Boys, the 19 soldiers from Bedford who lost their lives during the D-Day invasion.

Broken ankle keeps local man from joining Bedford Boys on D-Day invasion

The campus of the National Elks Home is a far cry from 1944 Normandy or any other World War II war zone.  But, it is the home of Allen Huddleston, a member of Company A who would have joined his fellow soldiers during the D-Day invasion had it not been for a broken ankle.

Organizers prepping for 70th anniversary at D-Day Memorial

Organizers preach patience for those coming to 70th anniversary D-Day ceremony

Whether you're on Route 460 or coming to the event, don't be in a hurry

Rothlein 6-5-14

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D-Day veteran honors commrades who gave their lives at Normandy

Thanks to the efforts of Ash Rothlein, the National D-Day Memorial will welcome one of its largest groups of actual D-Day veterans since this monument was dedicated 13 years ago.

POSTED: 11:24 AM EDT May 21, 2014    UPDATED: 09:50 AM EDT May 22, 2014 

The National D-Day Memorial, photos courtesy of the National D-Day Memorial

The National D-Day Memorial
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The National D-Day Memorial, photos courtesy of the National D-Day Memorial


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