Flag that flew over USS Texas on D-Day stands proud after 70 years, now in a Houston museum

  • by: RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 22, 2014 - 11:35 PM

HOUSTON — The clouds were low. The sea was rough. A cacophony of shouting men and the constant boom of exploding shells filled the air. Waves of American, British and Canadian soldiers landed on Normandy's beaches. The hospital ship filled rapidly with the injured, and the USS Texas began taking on casualties.

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