Kelly: New generation to make D-Day pilgrimage
Omaha Benson Junior ROTC members Emma Diamond, left, and Raeven Anson look up French words at the Omaha's Benson Library for a report in preparation for their trip to Omaha Beach in Normandy. Diamond and Anson are doing their report on French cultural phrases.
Posted: Friday, January 10, 2014 12:00 am
Updated: 12:49 am, Fri Sep 5, 2014.
Teenagers from Omaha will get the thrill of their young lives this June — taking part in the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings on a beach named Omaha.
Members of the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps at Benson High are raising money, learning about the World War II invasion in France and interviewing D-Day veterans.
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Friday, January 10, 2014 12:00 am.
Updated: 12:49 am.