Local veteran, WWII German paratrooper share special moment during D-Day commemorations

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NORMANDY — As we told you earlier this week, two veterans from Central Illinois are in France for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. 

Gene Neeley and Dale Bonney were able to witness today’s remembrance were able to witness some of Thursday’s remembrance ceremonies.

A Facebook post from the Greater Peoria Honor Flight shows Gene sharing a special moment between Gene and a WWII German paratrooper. 

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