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Northbrook World War II veterans (left to right) Victor Osborn, Ken Johnson and Aleck Johnsen pose for a photo after discussing their service time with The Tower, 75 years after D-Day. Alan P. Henry/22nd Century Media.
Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter
9:50 am CDT June 4, 2019
Seventy five years ago this week, on June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 Allied troops took part in history’s largest amphibious invasion, landing along a 50-mile stretch of heavily fortified coastline in Normandy, France to press the fight against Nazi Germany.