Longtime journalist, Creighton grad Roger McCarthy took part in D-Day invasion
Roger McCarthy in 1994
Posted: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 12:00 am
As he hit Omaha Beach early on D-Day at age 20, Roger McCarthy wasn't sure he would survive the day — let alone live another 70 years.
“There were bodies in the water and strewn on the beach,” he said in 2009. “It kind of looked like a hopeless cause.”
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