In this picture taken on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, shows the Colorado-made statue of Pennsylvania native Maj. Dick Winters, unveiled today near the beaches where the D-Day invasion of France began in 1944, one of many events marking the 68th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied operation that paved the way for the end of the war. The bronze statue built near the village of Sainte Marie du Mont, is a tribute to a man whose quiet leadership was chronicled in the book and television series "Band of Brothers." (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)
In this picture taken on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, shows the Colorado-made statue of Pennsylvania native Maj. Dick Winters, unveiled today near the beaches where the D-Day invasion of France began in 1944, one of many events marking the 68th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied operation that paved the way for the end of the war. The bronze statue built near the village of Sainte Marie du Mont, is a tribute to a man whose quiet leadership was chronicled in the book and television series "Band of Brothers." (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)
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published Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
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With World War II-era military planes darting overhead and Normandy's Utah Beach visible in the distance, a bronze statue emerged from beneath a camouflage parachute, in tribute to a man whose quiet leadership was chronicled in the book and television series "Band of Brothers."

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