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World War II veteran Leroy Tappe visited the sites of Washington D.C. with an Honor Flight out of St. Cloud in September.

Tappe employed 'footwork' to see Washington landmarks

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Leroy Tappe traveled to the white cliffs of Dover to Omaha Beach all the way to Berlin during World War II. And this September the Wadena resident finally flew to Washington, D.C. to see the memorial built to honor him and others who served in the war.


"I think it was needed, really," Tappe said. "I thought it was a real good idea ... for World War II [veterans] to actually see what was going on in Washington, D.C."

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