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Oral Histories: D-Day, John Raaen Interview, Airing June 9, 2019

by NinaShelton

C-SPAN3's American History TV
D-Day Programming, June 9, 2019  

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Sunday 6:30pmET
Oral Histories: D-Day, John Raaen Interview
World War II veteran John Raaen was with the U.S. Army's 5th Ranger Infantry Battalion on D-Day. He describes how his company was diverted from Pointe du Hoc to Omaha Beach, and he reflects on the constant artillery fire and the cries of the wounded. This is one of six interviews American History TV is featuring from the National World War II Museum collection.

 

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