Before landing on Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944, Sgt. K.V. Williams and the 741st Tank Battalion trained in the deserts of California for a rumored campaign in Africa. They trained for so long that the slogan “We’ll never go overseas,” became the unofficial motto of Company B. (Family photo)

Before landing on Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944, Sgt. K.V. Williams and the 741st Tank Battalion trained in the deserts of California for a rumored campaign in Africa. They trained for so long that the slogan “We’ll never go overseas,” became the unofficial motto of Company B. (Family photo)

My grandfather helped liberate Europe from tyranny on D-Day

He won the Silver Star and Purple Heart for his heroism. It was up to my grandma to tell his story.

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