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Gen. George Patton, with a pearl-handled pistol, talks to French officers in France during World War II. Years later, surprising color images of the D-Day invasion and aftermath bring an immediacy to wartime memories. They were filmed by Hollywood director George Stevens and rediscovered years after his death. (War Footage From the George Stevens Collection at the Library of Congress via AP) ** FILE **

Gen. George Patton, with a pearl-handled pistol, talks to French officers in France during World War II. Years later, surprising color images of the D-Day invasion and aftermath bring an immediacy to wartime memories. They were filmed by Hollywood director George Stevens and rediscovered years after his death. (War Footage From the George Stevens Collection at the Library of Congress via AP) ** FILE **

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