Remembering D-Day (June 6, 1944)

Three-War Veteran Honored with First Pitch at Ballgame

Ret. Col. Jack Brooks, a 3-war veteran who commanded a company on D-Day at Normandy Beach, France throws out the first pitch during an Armed Forces Pre-game Tribute at Kaufmann Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.

Retired Col. Jack Brooks, a three war veteran who commanded a company on D-Day at Normandy Beach, France, flanked by representatives from each service, throws out the first pitch during an Armed Forces Pre-game Tribute at Kaufmann Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., prior to a Memorial Day game on June 4, 2014 between the Kansas City Royals and the Houston Astros. (photo provided by www.army.mil)

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