Camp Shanks remembered 70 years later for D-Day role

Camp Shanks served as the staging ground for

Camp Shanks served as the staging ground for 1.3 million Americans on their way to Europe. (June 5, 2014 2:44 PM)

An Orangeburg military camp, which now houses a WWII museum, is being remembered for its role in D-Day as the 70th anniversary nears.

Camp Shanks served as the staging grounds for 1.3 million Americans who were on their way to Europe. Seventy-five percent of those men were part of the Normandy invasion. The camp also held German and Italian prisoners of war.

Inside the museum there are...

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