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WWII VETERAN Sidney Vincent of St. Martinville holds a picture of a 105-mm howitzer similar to the one he manned as a member of Battery A, 310th Field Artillery Battalion, 79th Infantry Division, that landed at Utah Beach in June 1944.
(Henri C. Bienvenu)

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WWII vet recalls Utah Beach, battles across France

Tomorrow, June 6, marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day in World War II, when Allied Forces launched Operation Overlord, sending troops onto five critical landing zones along the English Channel’s French coast. American units were assigned two of the five beaches targeted in the ...

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