Through the years, the News & Record's reporters and veterans columnist have shared the stories of those who experienced D-Day — June 6, 1944, when Allied forces invaded northern France in beach landings in Normandy during World War II. The bloody battle, in which thousands were killed, marked a turning point in the war.

Here are some of those stories.

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On Saturday a week ago, the 65th anniversary of the D-Day landings, Greensboro veteran John Cocklereece hosted a luncheon for any Greensboro r…

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Last month, I devoted my column to responses to “Where were you on D-Day, June 6, 1944?” Today, I will share some additional memories.

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Last month, I devoted my column to responses to “Where were you on D-Day, June 6, 1944?” Today, I will share some additional memories.

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On Marjorie Moore’s ninth birthday, her Army colonel father wrote her a two-page letter from England.

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Sixty years ago, they were young men, some still in their teens, as they girded for the roles they would play in one of history's biggest battles.

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D-Day on June 6, 1944, was such a hinge-of-history event that I was interested in seeing where Greensboro men and women in uniform were. So in…

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World War II veteran Raymond Oakley of Browns Summit will never forget sailing home Dec. 28, 1945, aboard the General Anderson with 4,500 troops.

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