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Ben Miller, 94, D-Day survivor, was medic who flew into Normandy in glider

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“Don’t write me up as a hero,” World War II veteran Ben Miller said. “The heroes were the guys who didn’t make it back.”

Now 94, Mr. Miller and his wife Mavis live in Johnsburg.

Seventy-five years ago, as a medic in the 307th Airborne Medical Company, he flew into St. Mere Eglise near Normandy’s Omaha Beach on an canvas-covered aluminum glider in the …

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