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Army Ranger who led D-Day attack on German gun positions


George Kerchner, a junior officer who led his Army Ranger company up the Pointe du Hoc cliffs during the Normandy invasion and who managed to silence German big guns that threatened the success of the D-Day landings, died Feb. 17 at his home in Midlothian, Va. He was 93.

Wakefield firm restores WWWII Sherman tank


  A tank which fought in one of the biggest battles of the Second World War has been restored in Wakefield. City engineering firm TEi…