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World War II Veteran: Art Gratias

posted on September 24, 2007 at 11:14 AM

June 6, 1944 has two memories for Art Gratias of Mason City. He had been married June 6, 1943. On his first wedding anniversary - D-Day - he went in to Omaha Beach with the 2nd infantry division as part the biggest land / sea operation that's ever been attempted.

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