68th Anniversary of D-Day - Commemorations in Normandy, France
Photo Credit: Spc. John G. Martinez
During a visit to the visitor center at Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, June 3, 2012, Secretary of the Army John McHugh listens as interpretive guide Geert Van den Bogaert tells the real story of the Niland brothers, the inspiration behind the movie "Saving Private Ryan." Among the 9,387 interred servicemen and women at Normandy, there are 41 sets of brothers, including two of the Niland brothers.
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