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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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Matt Rozell debuts his WW2 book; at Village Booksmith in HF on Saturday, Aug. 8

The Things Our Fathers Saw, a book of memories of local World War II veterans compiled by Hudson Falls history teacher Matt Rozell, goes on sale Saturday, Aug. 1.

Books are $15.99. E-books are $5.99. Both are available on Signed copies are available for purchase at

Mr. Rozell’s first appearance as a published author is Saturday, Aug. 8, 1 to 4 p.m., at the Village Booksmith, 223 Main …

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