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FEWER THAN 1,000 AMERICAN D-DAY SURVIVORS REMAIN; A 95-YEAR-OLD MODESTAN IS AMONG THEM

Seventy-six years ago, on the morning of June 6, 1944, Charles Fenley and the crew of Landing Craft Tank (LCT) 528 landed at Normandy’s Utah Beach. By then, more than 21,000 Americans had stormed that beach, and 197 perished. Fenley and his LCT crew were fortunate, he told the Modesto Bee in 2017. “By the […]