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Mount Airy man among B-17 crew who participated in D-Day 70 years ago today

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Posted: Friday, June 6, 2014 12:15 am

Henry W. Harris was a crewmember aboard a B-17 bomber on June 6, 1944, a mission in which his group of 64 planes dropped bombs to pave the way for British forces to invade Normandy, France.

“We were scared,” Harris, a native of Mount Airy, said of himself and the fellow members of his squadron. “You do what you have to do the best way you can.”

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