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Black WWII Veterans Reunite in Normandy

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Black WWII Veterans Reunite in Normandy

Black WWII Veterans Reunite in Normandy

Black WWII Veterans Reunite in Normandy

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Web Extra: Hear an Extended Interview with WWII Veteran Bill Danbey and filmmaker Samuel LeBon Wooten.

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Tankers of the Army 761st Medium Tank Battalion in the European Theater of Operations, August 1944. Courtesy U.S. Army Military History Institute hide caption

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Veteran Bill Danbey prepares for the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the D-Day invasion in France. Joining him is photographer and filmmaker Samuel LeBon Wooten, and several other black veterans who were 19 to 35 years old on D-Day.

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