Laudis Turney was 18 when he enlisted in the Navy. He served as a diesel motorman in the South Pacific, where he earned three Bronze Stars.
Sometimes, Turney said, he sees the images of dead service members in his sleep. But he said his service made him proud. "I'm glad I was able to serve," Turney told Carrie Wells of The Sun. "It makes you proud that you are American. Us old World War II veterans, whether you was in Europe or the Pacific, we're proud that we won that war.” On Sunday, the 93-year-old World War II veteran attended the 44th Annual Memorial Day Service at Historic Ivy Hill Cemetery to honor fellow servicemen who lost their lives. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)