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D-Day Veteran Smokey Holcomb Gives First Person Account of Landings on Omaha Beach

  The following is an interview I conducted with Smokey Holcomb, a Navy veteran who witnessed the D-Day invasion. By Ken RossignolTHE CHESAPEAKE TODAYLEXINGTON PARK — Rastus “Smokey” Holcomb served on the USS Arkansas and participated in 13 convoys across

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