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Sneak peak: Major Dick Winters monument in Normandy

Written by witf.org | May 26, 2012 10:22 AM

This June, the late Dick Winters, a Lancaster County native and longtime Hershey area resident, will be honored in Normandy, France and witf will be there to cover it.

A statue in the likeness of the leader of the Band of Brothers will be unveiled near Utah Beach in honor of the leadership displayed by all junior U.S. Military officers during the Normandy invasion on June 6, 1944.

The photo in this entry is a first glimpse of what the statue will look like.

Find our complete coverage of the unveiling in Hang Tough: Dick Winters in Normandy.

Learn more about how the statue is making the journey from the United States to France here.

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