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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1958 January

Virginia Regiment Meets in Roanoke, Va., to Discuss D-Day Memorial

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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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Members of the 116th Infantry Regiment of the Virginia Army National Guard convene at a meeting headed by James D. Sink, executive officer of the First Battle Group. Sink addresses attendees, presenting sketches and photos of a new memorial to be erected at Omaha Beach on the coast of Normandy, France, honoring American soldiers killed there during the WWII invasion.
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