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Jim Bohannan
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Posted: Wednesday, 07 May 2014 2:10PM

Normandy Beach Landing Re-Enactment Planned In St. Joe



A World War II Normandy, France beach landing will be re-enacted at Tiscornia Beach in St. Joseph. Lee Scherwitz made the announcement Wednesday at the Lest We Forget monthly meeting.

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An entire weekend of events and re-enactments are planned for the seventh tribute to veterans. It all starts Friday June 20. A Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War will be on hand to give speeches. A number of flyovers, parachute jumps, and helicopter rides are also planned.

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Scherwitz suggests you visit the campsites and interact with the re-enactors, most of whom are teachers.

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Events will cover World War II, the Korean War, and the War in Vietnam. They'll be held at Southwestern Regional Airport in Benton Harbor and Tiscornia Beach in St. Joseph.


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