Veteran: Ernie Corvese

On D-Day, Ernie Corvese landed on Omaha Beach and had not returned to Normandy since.

His demolition team was among the first to arrive on the Normandy coastline and were sent to destroy hedgehogs (X-shaped beach obstacles) that the Germans had littered along the beaches.

IMG_1419He visited Normandy for the first time in 70 years this June and we spoke to him at the Band of Brothers signing in Bayeux.


More to follow…

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