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Dunwoody vet travels to France for D-Day anniversary, receives France’s highest honor [Video]

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Today marks 80 years since D-Day, the beginning of the end of World War II. Veterans have returned to France to commemorate the battle and honor the more than 2,500 American lives lost.

The Best Defense Foundation and Delta Air Lines flew 60 World War II veterans to Normandy this year, including one from Dunwoody. FOX 5’s Tyler Fingert spoke to him as he left over the weekend.

There has been much anticipation for this trip for World War II veteran Hilbert Margol. He expressed that this journey is an opportunity for him to reflect and honor those who never made it back, whom he considers the true heroes of the war.

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