Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 1:48 pm (Updated: June 4, 2:12 pm)
They were farmers, baseball players, factory workers.
They had girlfriends—they enjoyed using the dollar they earned at National Guard meetings to buy popcorn and share a drink at the movies.
The got Bibles for Christmas; they shot pool.
And they gave their all for their country.
Friday marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day, when this nation’s best stormed the beaches of Normandy. And in the first wave were the best and brightest of Bedford.
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