One by one, D-Day memories fade as war’s witnesses die

The 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy has a solemn. One by one, D-Day memories fade as war's witnesses die. One more.

 · PARIS – One more funeral, one less witness to the world’s worst war. Bernard Dargols lived almost long enough to join the celebrations next month marking 75 years since the D-Day, 75 years since he waded onto Omaha Beach as an American soldier to help liberate France from the Nazis who persecuted his Jewish family. Just shy of his 99th birthday, Dargols died last week.

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D-DAY: One by one, memories fade as war’s witnesses die Jun 5, 2019 In this photo taken May 8, 2014, Bernard Dargols poses during an interview with the Associated Press at his home in La Garenne.

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 · D-Day memories fade as war’s witnesses die. Bernard Dargols lived almost long enough to join the celebrations next month marking 75 years since the D-Day.

One by one, D-Day memories fade as war’s witnesses die by ANGELA CHARLTON Associated Press | May 10, 2019 at 7:52 a.m.

 · An ever-smaller number of D-Day veterans will take part in June 6 ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of history’s largest amphibian invasion. Of the 160,000 Allied forces who came ashore that day, few are still living. historians stress the importance of keeping their memoires alive.

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One of my neighbors was an 18 year old German draftee and a member of a 4 man machine gun crew in a concrete bunker overlooking Omaha Beach on the morning of the invasion. He had a hard time putting into words the horrible effect that the pre-invasion bombardment had on the German forces.

One by one, D-Day memories fade as war’s witnesses die FILE – In this Thursday May 8, 2014 file photo, Bernard Dargols poses during an interview with the Associated Press at his home in La Garenne.