NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 31, 1984
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(Studio) President Reagan mentioned visiting Normandy during his European tour.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(France) June 6, 1944, D-Day invasion at Normandy recalled; photos, films shown. Army's Second Ranger Battalion's heroism examined. Battalion's responsibility for capturing strategic German gun position explained. [Vet. Bill PETTY - recalls experience] [German VET. - (thru translator) recounts battle.] [Vet. Len LOMELL - remembers destroying German guns.] [PETTY - recalls capture of friend who tried to help him; notes mission's success depended on indivs.]
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann
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