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Paratroopers of D-Day Honored in Skies Over Normandy

The paratroopers who were dropped behind enemy lines in France on D-Day were vital in disrupting a German counterattack on the landing beaches.  Exactly 70 years on, teams of parachutists have re-created those jumps in the skies over Normandy.  Members of the Round Canopy Parachuting Team boarded a historic plane Thursday at Cherbourg airport, ready to re-create a legendary mission. They were taking a ride in a Douglas DC-3 Dakota, nicknamed "Drag ‘Em Oot." ...

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