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North Carolina honors World War 2 veterans on 75th anniversary of D-Day

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- The North Carolina General Assembly will recognize the 75th anniversary of the Normandy invasion with a major ceremony in Raleigh.

World War II veterans will be special guests at the event. Politicians and local leaders are also expected.

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During the ceremony, the names of the 39 North Carolinians who sacrificed their lives on June 6, 1944, will be read aloud.

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The North Carolina General Assembly will recognize the 75th anniversary of the Normandy invasion with a major ceremony in Raleigh.



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There will also be a wreath laying, rifle salute and a bugler playing "Taps."

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