NBC News @NBCNews The leading source of global news and info for more than 75 years. Jun. 06, 2019 1 min read

Most D-Day veterans were little more than boys when they fought in one of the greatest battles in modern history.

And now they are back.

@BrinleyBruton reports from Normandy.  https://nbcnews.to/2HYVq2e  (1/5)

98-year-old Arnold Raymond “Ray” Lambert landed on Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944 as a medic. Lambert was one of those wounded, but nonetheless fought to save fellow soldiers.

“We knew that in order to stop Hitler and get rid of the evil things he was doing, we had to fight.” (2/5)

Alvan Markle III, 100, who served as a captain in the 266th Field Artillery Battalion and also landed on Omaha Beach, did not want to remember for decades.

“I did my best to forget, and now they all want to learn about it,” he said as he looked out over the beach. (3/5)


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