Trailside Center, 99th and Holmes. Al Cerne of Olathe will speak. Al was an 18-year old paratrooper with the 101st Airborne, the Screamin’ Eagles, when he jumped on D-Day at Normandy. He also jumped later in Holland in the Market Garden campaign. Al was in the Battle of the Bulge and helped liberate Bastogne, Belgium. He spent several months in the hospital.
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