Andre Chappaz, an Army WWII Veteran speaks about his experience during WWII.
97-Year-Old D-Day Vet Parachutes over Normandy again
To mark 75 years since the D-Day invasion, parachutists jumped from C-47 transporters in World War II colors and other aircraft, aiming for fields of wild flowers on the outskirts of Carentan, one of the early objectives for Allied troops.
Among the jumpers was American D-Day veteran with the 101st Airborne Tom Rice, 97. He jumped into Normandy with thousands of other parachutists in 1944, and recalled it as “the worst jump I ever had.” Read more.