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Freedom Fighters: John Jennings

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John Jennings was a gunner on an LCI landing craft delivering troops to Omaha Beach in the Normandy Invasion.  

He says that he and a lot of his friends left home as boys to enter the service in WWII, but they came became men very quickly after D-Day. Among Jennings' prized possessions is the letter sent to the D-Day soldiers, sailors and airmen by Allied Commander Dwight D. Eisenhower. 

Learn more in this episode of Freedom Fighters with Joan Hallmark.

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