SH11K077WWIINORMANDY-RS Nov. 9, 2011 -- James Refsnider, 88, rests with the aid of a grave marker in the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer sitting on the bluffs above Omaha Beach, the bloodiest of the five beach landing sites on the Normandy coast. Refsnider was part of the crew in an LCI, landing craft infantry, directing troop movement in the waters off Omaha beach, were more than 3,000 Americans were left dead, wounded or missing. (SHNS photo by Mike Brown / The Commercial Appeal) (RS) (WWII)

SH11K077WWIINORMANDY-RS Nov. 9, 2011 -- James Refsnider, 88, rests with the aid of a grave marker in the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer sitting on the bluffs above Omaha Beach, the bloodiest of the five beach landing sites on the Normandy coast. Refsnider was part of the crew in an LCI, landing craft infantry, directing troop movement in the waters off Omaha beach, were more than 3,000 Americans were left dead, wounded or missing. (SHNS photo by Mike Brown / The Commercial Appeal) (RS) (WWII)

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