More than 40 World War II veterans travel from Atlanta to Normandy to commemorate D-Day

more-than-40-world-war-ii-veterans-travel-from-atlanta-to-normandy-to-commemorate-d-day

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — More than 40 world war two veterans recently traveled to Normandy, France to commemorate the 1944 D-Day invasion.

Channel 2 Action News spoke to a Navy veteran who said this trip will bring back memories, both good and bad.

[DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app for alerts as news breaks]

“I’m gonna think about all the ships that were torpedoed… but the camaraderie that we had together as shipmates and we were all good for each other,” Navy veteran George Sarros said.

This is only the second time a U.S. passenger airline has flown directly to Normandy.

TRENDING STORIES:

The first was last year.

The week-long program of events is hosted in partnership with the Best Defense Foundation and Atlanta-based Delta Airlines for the annual commemoration of the 1944 D-Day invasion.

[SIGN UP: WSB-TV Daily Headlines Newsletter]

IN OTHER NEWS:

t 901562d54b584ae38193532e9aa65cc6 name Screenshot 2023 06 03 043000

Thousands of people flock to Rick Ross’s Fayette County mansion for car show

©2022 Cox Media Group

More:
More than 40 World War II veterans travel from Atlanta to Normandy to commemorate D-Day

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *