Tony Vaccaro, a Long Island City resident, veteran of D-Day and photographer, traveled to Normandy Friday for the 70th anniversary of D-Day, which cost over 3,000 Americans their lives.
Four Boy Scouts from Queens and about a dozen more in the city need help funding a historic trip to Normandy.
ALAN CAPPER “I was one of those American soldiers who was put off the landing craft too soon when it was still over 10 feet of water. All around me men were drowning before they could get to the beach. We were carrying packs weighing 45 pounds, and a rifle weighing another 10. I sank [...]