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A D-Day volunteer nurse recalls liberation of Bayeux [Video]

Colette Marin-Catherine was a resistant at the age of 14 and started as a nurse at 16 after the Liberation in Normandy in 1944.
Colette Marin-Catherine was a resistant at the age of 14 and started as a nurse at 16 after the Liberation in Normandy in 1944. RFI

Colette Marin-Catherine was 16-years-old when the Allies landed on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day. A few days later, civilians in the village of Norrey are killed and wounded by German SS troops. She remembers the days spent transporting the wounded to hospital in Bayeux – the first city to be freed.

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