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Chairperson Grant Helps Legislature Honor D-Day Veteran Russell Guthrie


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          Erie County Legislature Chairperson Betty Jean Grant (D-Buffalo) helped the County Legislature honor World War II and D-Day veteran Russell Guthrie of Buffalo at the June 6 session, the 69th anniversary of D-Day.

          Mr. Guthrie, a U.S. Army veteran who earned the Combat Infantryman Badge and Purple Heart Medal, landed on the beaches at Normandy on D-Day, later fought at the Battle of the Bugle and his unit helped liberate the Dachau and Buchenwald concentration camps.

          This is a link to the video of Chairperson Grant and the Legislature honoring Mr. Guthrie: http://bit.ly/11oVSI1