Friday, June 6, 2014
Vet, 93, repeats D-Day jump over Normandy for those who couldn’t http://bitly.com/1j5hh1M  pic.twitter.com/xzTvFYVgNY
NINETY THREE YEARS OLD and he jumped out of a plane.
From the link:

Ninety-three-year-old Jim “Pee Wee” Martin jumped out of a plane over Normandy Thursday to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day and recreate part of an experience he had on June 6, 1944.
This time no one shot at him.
Martin, a former paratrooper with the 101st Airborne Division, made the jump for all those who can no longer commemorate the start of the sweep through Europe to defeat Hitler and Nazi Germany. […]
The U.S. soldier with a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star said this to CNN about his return to France: “I enjoy the people, but I am kind of humbled and embarrassed at the adulation because I don’t feel like we did anything that we weren’t supposed to — or anything exceptional.”

God Bless, and thank you for your service, sir. 

Vet, 93, repeats D-Day jump over Normandy for those who couldn’t

NINETY THREE YEARS OLD and he jumped out of a plane.

From the link:

Ninety-three-year-old Jim “Pee Wee” Martin jumped out of a plane over Normandy Thursday to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day and recreate part of an experience he had on June 6, 1944.

This time no one shot at him.

Martin, a former paratrooper with the 101st Airborne Division, made the jump for all those who can no longer commemorate the start of the sweep through Europe to defeat Hitler and Nazi Germany. […]

The U.S. soldier with a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star said this to CNN about his return to France: “I enjoy the people, but I am kind of humbled and embarrassed at the adulation because I don’t feel like we did anything that we weren’t supposed to — or anything exceptional.”

God Bless, and thank you for your service, sir. 

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