Looking back at 'Bedford's Burden,' Part 1-2

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BEDFORD, Va. (WDBJ7) -- WDBJ7 aired “The D-Day Invasion: Bedford’s Burden” in 2009 during our coverage of the 65th anniversary of the Normandy landing.

WDBJ7 aired “The D-Day Invasion: Bedford’s Burden” in 2009 during our coverage of the 65th anniversary of the Normandy landing.

The program documented Bedford’s sacrifice in 1944 and followed D-Day veterans as they returned to Normandy 50 years later.

Hosted by former WDBJ7 Anchor Keith Humphry, the program included interviews that first aired in 1994.

Introduction: The story begins on the beaches of Normandy as the largest invasion force in history launches the assault on June 6, 1944.