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D-Day’s 70th anniversary evokes memories

Central Iowans played a major role

June 6, 2014
By MIKE DONAHEY - Staff Writer (mdonahey@timesrepublican.com) , Times-Republican

They were Central Iowa blacksmiths, farmers, factory and quarry workers, nurses, recent high school graduates and an immigrant's son - all ordinary men and women who, when their country called during World War II, were transformed almost overnight into warriors.

 
 

 

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