America's greatest generation.
WW II veteran. My 97 year old father.
Proud American. Arguably the most unique and deadliest journey known. 5 years. Started in Nov 39 war declared while at Boy Scout jamboree in Scotland. Back to Indy , 4 weeks later Nov 39 journeys to Canada and lies about age until accepted. Dec 24 1939 lands in London, survives 2 years of bombing. 1942 1 of 900 Survivors out of 12,000 failed Dieppe invasion. Late 42 1 of 8 survivors on the only single ship sunk Mediterranean fleet crossing. 43-44 starts 2 years of armed combat in Italy. 44 over takes ROME on D Day....1 of 3 in brigade of 1000 to return.God bless veterans of past and present#veterans