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World War II Widow Finally Learns of Missing Husband

06/19/2012

IM WWII Widow Learns of Missing Husband | Featured

Sixty-eight years ago (June 5th), Gen. Dwight Eisenhower gave the final order for the allied invasion of Normandy. It was the eve of D-Day.

Among the Americans who fought to liberate France in the months ahead was 1st Lt. Billie Harris. CBS News went "On the Road," to tell Harris' story -- part mystery, part romance.

Peggy Harris of Vernon, Tex. never got a knock at the door, never got a telegram, never got anything definitive explaining what happened to her husband Billie during World War II. And so, in the absence of answers, she has remained dutiful to this day.

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http://www.cbsnews.com