witf's Tim Lambert was at the unveiling of that statue Wednesday morning.  He spoke with witf's Craig Layne about the ceremony."> witf's Tim Lambert was at the unveiling of that statue Wednesday morning.  He spoke with witf's Craig Layne about the ceremony."> witf's Tim Lambert was at the unveiling of that statue Wednesday morning.  He spoke with witf's Craig Layne about the ceremony."> Statue honoring Major Dick Winters unveiled in France | Hang Tough 6-6-44: A community blog | witf.org
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Jordan Brown is a 13-year-old World War II buff who embarked upon a campaign to ensure that the WWII vets who served on D-Day are memorialized. This blog follows his journey to Normandy, France to watch the unveiling of the Major Dick Winters monument that he helped raise money to fund.

Statue honoring Major Dick Winters unveiled in France

Written by Craig Layne, Morning Edition Host/Reporter | Jun 6, 2012 12:53 PM

(Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France) – Wednesday marks the 68th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France. The late Major Dick Winters began to make a name for himself on June 6th, 1944, and his legacy of leadership, and the leadership of other American junior officers, is remembered in a monument that bears his likeness. As part of our "Hang Tough: Dick Winters in Normandy" project, witf's Tim Lambert was at the unveiling of that statue Wednesday morning. He spoke with witf’s Craig Layne about the ceremony:

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