WWII vet Dan Dougherty ’49 flies to France to commemorate 80th anniversary of D-Day

Dougherty majored in sociology at Carleton.

10 June 2024 Posted In:

Dan Dougherty ’49, World War II veteran and one of the last surviving liberators of the Dachau Concentration Camp, traveled to France to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day. His trip was covered by CBS News for a piece titled, “WWII vet from Northern California flies to France to commemorate 80th anniversary of D-Day” and by KCRA for a piece titled, “Fairfield WWII veteran to tour France for 80th D-Day anniversary.”