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Qu’ils reposent en paix

June 6, 1914 marks the beginning of Operation Overlord, the battle to liberate France from Nazi occupation. After the dramatic landing on the Normandy beaches, the Allies continued to battle inch by bloody inch across France. In an effort to … Continue reading

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Être libre comme l’air

August 25, 1944 marked the liberation of Paris. This was part of Operation Overlord that began on June 6, 1944 with the Normandy beach landings. My uncle, Bertie McComb, died in this battle, and my husband’s uncle, Gordon Scott, was … Continue reading

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