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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1959 June

James D. Sink of Roanoke, Va., Visits WWII Memorial in Colleville-Sur-Mer, France

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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James D. Sink, chief communications officer for the City of Roanoke, Va., and executive officer of the First Battle Group of the 116th Infantry Regiment of the Virginia Army National Guard, packs his suitcase before embarking on a trip to France to take part in a commemoration of the WWII Normandy invasion. Sink visits the American Cemetary and Memorial at Omaha Beach in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France.
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