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World War II veteran Bob Capes laughs while reminiscing with his daughter Rosemary Monday afternoon in his room at Valley ElderCare Center in Grand Forks. Capes served with the North Dakota National Guard in France during the invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944. Photo by Kile Brewer/Grand Forks Herald

On its 70th anniversary, veterans who were there recount D-Day

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When Bob Capes stepped out of an English movie theater late on June 6, 1944, now known across the world as “D-Day,” he knew something was going on.


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