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‘Band of Brothers’ honored on 68th D-Day anniversary

June 6, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

SAINTE-MARIE-DU-MONT, France With World War II-era military planes darting overhead and Normandy’s Utah Beach visible in the distance, a bronze statue emerged from beneath a camouflage parachute in tribute to a man whose quiet leadership was chronicled in the book and television series “Band of Brothers.” Continue Reading

A nursing life: Anna Walker cared for wounded during WWII

May 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Anna Walker consoled wounded GIs after D-DayOn this Memorial Day weekend, Anna Walker of Grand Forks is thinking again about England, about the young men and women she lived and worked with nearly 70 years ago and the wounded who filled wards of her hospital after D-Day. Continue Reading