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93-Year-Old Former Paratrooper Repeats His Jump Into Normandy

 
93-Year-Old Former Paratrooper Repeats His Jump Into Normandy

Jim “Pee Wee” Martin was just 23-years-old when, as a paratrooper, he was dropped behind enemy lines on June 6, 1944.

When talking about it, he now says, "Everybody’s scared all the time. Anybody who tells you he isn’t is full of crap. But you just do what you have to do regardless of it, that’s the difference."

70 years later, he returned to Normandy to relive those incredible moments!

When asked why he wanted to return to the scene, he said, "A little bit of ego because I’m 93 and I can still do it. And also I just wanted to show all the people that you don’t have to sit and die just because you get old."

He certainly has shown us that! Take a look at his journey:

 

 

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