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It has been years in the making, now the nation commemorates the sacrifices made on the beaches of Normandy.
The national D-Day Memorial is officially dedicated in Bedford.
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We'll spend the next 90 minutes looking at this historic day.



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And the ceremony goes off without a weather hitch unlike the day before in Bedford. Today, mostly garden variety thunderstorms out and about.

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Stay with us, our special coverage begins next.

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After 57 years, the United States permanently commits the sacrifices of the veterans of D-Day to stone and bronze as their memorial is dedicated in Bedford.
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Getting to and from the memorial took time and patience as well as a good pair of wheels.
Seventy buses transported roughly 18-thousand people from parking lots to the Memorial site.
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News 7's Justin McLeod joins us from Bedford. Justin were there any major problems?
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They paid the price on June 6th, 1944..
Today the National D-Day Memorial finally belongs to the citizens of Bedford. More than 18- thousand people turned out for today's dedication ceremonies,
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including our own Steve Smallshaw.. Steve give us a feel for how things went.
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Like D-Day in 1944, this was the day everyone had been waiting for.. from veterans to their families to the residents of Bedford and Virginia.
Today, they all came together to say 'thank you' to the soldiers who gave so much to their country.
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After more than a decade of planning and years of construction, waiting a few more hours for today's dedication seemed a small price to pay.
Thousands of visitors from all over the country braved long lines and a hot sun to catch their own personal glimpse of history.
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Even with the President and other dignitaries in attendance, today's focus appropriately was on the veterans and the events of June 6th, 1944.
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((TODAY IS D-DAY...))
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Bedford County high school student Joanna Moomaw read an excerpt from Anne Frank's diary noting the start of the invasion.
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((JOANNA MOOMAW: THE BEST PART .. ..FRIENDS ARE APPROACHING.... KNIVES AT OUR THROATS.))
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Every aspect of the invasion was represented in today's program.. from the air and naval bombardments to the individual tales of heroism played out on five different beaches.
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The invasion exacted a heavy toll on the Allied Forces and of course, on Bedford's contingent in particular.
Their valor and their sacrifice have never been forgotten by the French people.
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One of the thousands of visitors to the D-Day memorial was the Commander in Chief. President Geroge W. Bush first made his way through Roanoke on his way to today's dedication.
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Skies were clear for "Air Force One." The aircraft arrived at Roanoke Regional Airport around eleven thirty this morning.
The President took a moment to glance at surrounding mountains before he headed to Bedford.
Onlookers in Montvale anxiously awaiting the President's arrival watched as his motorcade zoomed quickly by.
After a 45 minute trip to Bedford, Bush acknowledged the sacrifices of the D-Day vets from the nation and the Bedford area.
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Bush's speech also included mentions of D-Day vets from the Bedford area.
After the ceremony, the President gave Roanoke a quick farewell before getting back onboard Air Force one.
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As we go to break today, we want to show you the names of the 19 men from Bedford's "A" Company who made the ultimate sacrifice as they gave their lives for the cause of freedom on June 6th, 1944.
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We've heard the stories of many soldiers who fought in D-Day.
But tonight News 7 has another side of the story, from the nurses who put their lives on the line to care for the wounded.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton talked to a flight nurse who flew into battle after the D-Day invasion.
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Jean, For the first time in many years Evelyn Kowalchuck is telling her story.
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She went into the Army in April of 1943 and didn't come home until 1946.
And her son told me because of the D-Day Memorial his mother finally has agreed to talk about an experience this still has deep wounds.
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(( While Evelyn Kowalchuck never fought on the battlefield --she experienced the war through the wounds of those who did.
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Kowalchuck was one of 25 flight nurses in the 818th squadron in the army.
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As a flight nurse,Kowalchuck was responsible for caring for the wounded they picked up in France and transported back to England.
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And she says scenes like the soldiers in the water at the D-Day memorial bring back memories --especially the sounds depicting bullets hitting the water.
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Kowalchuck says she never dreamed she would be escorting the president to the D-Day Memorial.
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And she says being chosen to speak at the dedication on behalf of other nurses is an honor she doesn't take lightly.


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Out of the 25 nurses in Kowalchuck's squadron 11 are still living.
They are planning to have a reunion in Bedford in July.
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Some people who attended the ceremony needed some medical assistance.
Carilion Health Services reported about 100 people, mostly elderly, needed to be treated for dehydration, heat strokes, and chest pains.
Most were treated on site with fluids. Twenty had to be transported to the hospital, but it's believed only two people were admitted.

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As we examine the acceptence the community has given the D-Day Memorial in Bedford, that is not the case a couple hours up the road.
Construction could begin this summer on a World War Two Memorial in WASHINGTON...but the fighting there continues.

Just in the last few hours, opponents argued in federal court for a temporary restraining order -- just a week after the President signed legislation to jump start the project.
What's all the fuss about?
We sent News 7's Ellen Qualls to Washington to find out.
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(( Supporters say it's an insulting oversight that the generation that saved the world from fascist imperialism has NOT yet seen this memorial built in our nation's most hallowed stomping grounds.
Critics say the design is as soulless as a food court, the location is wrong, and it's a memorial to democracy that tramples the regulatory and judicial process.
Mike Conley is a spokesman FOR the WWII Memorial.
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There have been concerns about groundwater.
But the Lincoln Memorial was built on a swamp amidst those concerns just after World War One.
There have been concerns that the site of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech and other great American gatherings would be crowded out or hemmed in.
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((JUDY FELDMAN/SAVE THE MALL: USUALLY WE ONLY SEE A PICTURE OF THIS CENTRAL SPACE. BUT IN FACT, THE 7 AND A HALF ACRES IS MUCH LARGER. AND THIS PART HERE, FROM THE TREE LINE TO THE TREE LINE WILL BE SUNKEN AND FULLY ENCLOSED SO YOU CAN'T WALK THROUGH IT.))
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Judy Feldman teaches the architecture of the Mall for the Smithsonian.
She says the triumphal arches and pillars hung with wreaths are remniscent of Fascist design -- ironically used by Adolph Hitler's Nazi Germany -- and conveying militaristic imperial triumph... NOT a defense of Democracy.
George Idelson fought in the Battle of the Bulge, and was awarded the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and Oak Leaf Cluster.
He opposes the process, location, and design.
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((GEORGE IDELSON/DECORATED WWII VETERAN: IF YOU LOOK HERE AT THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL, THAT MAKES MY HEART SWELL. I MEAN, IT REALLY DOES SOMETHING TO ME. WHEN I LOOK AT THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT I SOAR. AND WHEN I THINK ABOUT ANOTHER CONTROVERSIAL MEMORIAL, THE VIETNAM MEMORIAL, THAT'S SO POIGNANT IT MAKES YOU ALMOST CRY. WHEN YOU SEE THIS THING, ALL YOU'RE GONNA WANT TO DO IS SALUTE. AND I JUST DON'T THINK THAT'S WHAT VETERANS ARE ASKING FOR, OR WHAT AMERICA NEEDS.))
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The National Coalition to Save the Mall says a site just a few hundred yards to the north is more fitting.
Memorial supporters say it's too hidden.
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((MIKE CONLEY WWII MEMORIAL: IF YOU TOOK THE COMMEMORATION TO THE GENERATION THAT FOUGHT AND WON THE LARGEST AND MOST DEVASTATING WAR IN HISTORY INTO A CORNER OF THE MALL, YOU'RE NOT ONLY DENYING THE HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THAT EVENT, NOT ONLY IN AMERICAN HISTORY BUT IN WORLD HISTORY. BUT YOU'RE REALLY SLAPPING IN THE FACE THE SACRIFICE OF THE WORLD WAR TWO GENERATION IT'S THE BIGGEST EVENT OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. IT BELONGS RIGHT BETWEEN WASHINGTON AND LINCOLN. BECAUSE THAT EVENT PRESERVED WHAT WASHINGTON AND LINCOLN STAND FOR.))
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((CLEARLY A RENOVATION IS NEEDED OF THE RAINBOW POOL. IF THE WWII MEMORIAL IS BUILT HERE, THEY WOULD SPEND 160 MILLION DOLLARS ON THE WHOLE PROJECT. SO FAR THEY'VE RAISED 172 MILLION. FOR ONCE, MONEY'S NOT AN OBJECT. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, WASHINGTON.))
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Stay with us. Coming up next, Robin Reed will have our forecast. Then we will have more coverage of the D-Day dedication and the other news of the day.
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Still to come on the newscast, we'll have more from the D-Day dedication in Bedford,
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[VO] also we will have the other news of the day - A federal judge decides if the execution of convicted murderer Timothy McVeigh will be postponed again.
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Timothy McVeigh's request for a stay of execution has been denied.
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Unless there is a successful last minute appeal, McVeigh will be executed as scheduled this Monday.
Judge Richard Matsch made the ruling after a hearing this morning in Denver.
Matsch no new information contained in the newly discovered FBI documents could change the verdict.
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McVeigh's attorneys say they'll appeal today's ruling.

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With a bang of the gavel.. everything is changing in the senate.
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For the first time since 1994 Democrats have control of the snate.. and with that changes comes new titles.
Tom Daschle is the new Senate Majority leader-... Trent Lott is now the MINORITY leader.
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The change comes after Vermont Republican Jim Jeffords jumped shipped and became an independent.
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Like many other D-Day veterans, Ugo Giannini (OO-go gee-uh-NEE-nee) rarely spoke of his experiences in Normandy.
But the horrors he witnessed stayed with him his entire life.
And it was only after his death in 1993, that members of his family fully appreciated the role it played in his life, and his art.
Joe Dashiell has his story.
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((The first are simple sketches... colored pencil on paper, drawn quickly as the artist crouched in a shell crater on the Normandy Coast .
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Ugo Giannini was a military policeman assigned to the 29th Infantry Division, a soldier who was on the beach in the early hours of the invasion. But he was also an artist, and he recorded the scene he found there.
His sketches are the centerpiece of an exhibit, "War and the Creative Impulse " that opened recently and continues through mid-August at the George C. Marshall Museum in Lexington.
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((JULIE KEMPER/GEORGE C. MARSHALL MUSEUM: BY THE FACT THAT HE WAS NOT AN OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER OR SKETCH ARTIST FOR THE ARMY, HE HAD A WHOLE DIFFERENT VIEW OF WHAT WAS GOING ON.))
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((MAXINE GIANNINI: I THINK HE DIDN'T THINK HE WAS GOING TO LIVE. I DON'T THINK HE THOUGHT HE WOULD MAKE IT. AND HE WANTED TO LEAVE A RECORD. AND HE DIDN'T HAVE A CAMERA. AND HE SAW THE WHOLE PANORAMA IN FRONT OF HIM, WHAT WAS HAPPENING. AND I THINK THAT WAS HIS WAY OF SURVIVING YOU KNOW EMOTIONALLY.))
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Maxine Giannini didn't meet Ugo until after his return from the war... Though he often had nightmares about D-Day, Maxine says it was a subject he rarely talked about.
And it was only after he died that she discovered his D-Day sketches.
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((MAXINE GIANNINI: I WANT THESE MEN TO BE REMEMBERED. I THINK THEY WERE A SILENT GENERATION. AND THEY'RE ALL VERY OLD RIGHT NOW AND I DON'T THINK THEIR STORY WAS FULLY TOLD. AND WHEN YOU LOOK AT THESE WORKS, YOU SEE THESE OLD MEN AS YOUNG BOYS AND I THINK THEY SHOULD BE REMEMBERED. THAT'S MY HOPE.))
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Maxine Giannini is doing her part. She's writing a book that includes her husband's story, his letters home... and the simple sketches of a monumental event.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Lexington))

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People who attended today's ceremony received the official program for the dedication. On the cover was one of the sketches Ugo Giannini made to record the events of D-Day.

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Normally we would be signing off with News 7 at 5 at this time. But stay with us. After this break, Shannon Young and Keith Humphry will continue with our coverage of the dedication of D-Day.
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