70 Years On

Valley Vets In France To Dedicate Statue

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Posted: June 6, 2014

Haywood France, 89, a D-Day veteran, looks at a photo album at his home at Sunnyside Retirement Community on Thursday. (Photo by Bryan Gilkerson)

HARRISONBURG — Seventy years ago today, as Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower noted, military forces from around the globe “embark[ed] upon a great crusade.”

A force of more than 150,000 men would storm…

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