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D-Day’s 77th Anniversary – June 6, 1944

    A Family Remembers Liberation:  Saint-Mere-Eglise, 1944 In the early hours of June 6, 1944, a man knocked loudly on the door of Alexandre Renaud, Mayor of Sainte-Mère-Église.  Since the town’s occupation by the enemy in 1940 there had … Continue reading

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