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“Irish Dave” and the Yanks
Who Liberated Normandy

Belfast native David Ashe “Irish Dave” retired to Normandy, France, and became a champion for visiting GIs who had liberated his adopted homeland during World War II. (See end note for a recent update on Irish Dave). In September 2011, Guy Whidden, a World War II veteran from Frederick, Maryland, peeled off his 101st AirborneRead more..