Comments for: ‘I was afraid of getting captured’: Jewish Maine soldier who stormed Omaha Beach thankful to have survived

Posted June 06, 2014, at 12:36 p.m.
Last modified June 06, 2014, at 1:40 p.m.

BANGOR | When 19-year-old Lester Cohen — one of the 160,000 soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy on D-Day — joined the Army to fight against Adolf Hitler and his Nazi forces, he already knew that the German dictator was systematically killing off his people. Cohen, who is …

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