Thursday, March 15, 2012

Death of a Hero




George Kerchner, who as a junior Army officer led his Ranger company up the Pointe du Hoc cliffs during the Normandy invasion and managed to silence German big guns that threatened the D-Day landings, died Feb. 17 at his home in Midlothian, Va. He was 93.


Read more: http://azstarnet.com/news/national/george-kerchner-d-day-hero-of-pointe-du-hoc-dies/article_e1e1b000-5d45-5f8d-b4de-c44e09cb44ff.html#ixzz1pCg1Yk6s

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