Pensacola's WEAR-TV visited Azalea Trace to speak to three WWII vets as they reflected on the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Watch the TV coverage here.

Local World War II veterans recall their memories of D-Day

D-Day is the day hundreds of thousands of US and ally troops landed in Normandy, France to fight Nazi Germany. It is estimated that nearly 10,000 allied soldiers were killed, wounded, or went missing during the attack.

Our residents also appeared on the front page of the Pensacola News Journal.  

World War II Veterans recall their experiences on the 75th anniversary of D-Day

CLOSE For decades, the chilling stories of D-Day have served as a reminder of the sacrifices of the men and women who played a role in shaping America's history. Seventy-five year after that day, the stories may be less easy to come by, but for those who served in World War II, they are easier to recall than they would like. interviewed WWII veteran Charley Pritchett about his service. You can read his feature article here

D-Day at 75: 'You Wanted to Serve' | The Stream

As Allied Forces began the D-Day invasion to liberate Europe on June 6, 1944, Charley Pritchett was preparing to make some history of his own. "Everybody - from children to grandparents - you had this feeling of country and the feeling that you wanted to serve," the 92-year-old World War II veteran told The Stream.