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Remembering D-Day

Updated: 06/06/2014 5:44 PM
Created: 06/06/2014 1:29 PM WHEC.com
By: Nikki Rudd

Today, people took time to remember the sacrifices made on June 6, 1944. A ceremony was held Friday morning at the Perinton Memorial VFW Post.

For some World War II veterans, it’s hard to put into words. Paul Monachino said, “I don't know how to express it. I’m 90 years old and I’m still here. I can still pay tribute. A lot of them died over there, a lot of them died since then.”

A painful memory still stands out for Henry Masciagnelo. “Suddenly a tractor trailer pulls up and they started unloading caskets which hit me right there.”

These veterans have a message to the community. Monachino said, “They got to remember the sacrifices we had to do, not only the veterans that fought the war but the people in this country that were our backbone”

Masciangelo said, “They need to remember that a lot of people lost their lives for the freedom of this country.”

It’s a message for us all to remember on June 6, 70 years later.





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