WWII veteran raising funds to return to Normandy for D-Day documentary

Of the 16 million Americans who fought in WWII, less than half a million are. his sixth and last documentary, “D-Day Veterans Return to Normandy – 75 Years Later.”. He also brought paratrooper knives, a bag of German money, Day and night, the tall veteran keeps busy preparing and raising the last.

 · Jake Larson, a world war ii Veteran, will be returning to Normandy, France this June after 75 years. Jake is the last surviving member of a unit that stormed Omaha Beach. Many men died during World War II, and Jake often questioned why he had survived. Jake, 96, told the New York Times, “I never thought I’d be alive 75 years later.

World War II veteran plans D-Day return to France for his sixth documentary. heading back to the beaches of Normandy to shoot his sixth documentary.. of Palm Springs, is raising money to attend a ceremony in France with.

As the 75th anniversary of D-Day approaches, organizations like Forever Young, World War II veterans to visit Normandy 75 years later. because it's hard enough raising money for the veterans and the medical team.

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A 93-year-old World War II veteran who served during the D-Day Invasion of Normandy, France, is fundrasing to film a documentary on the 75th.

A 93-year-old World War II D-Day veteran and Torrance resident wants to. Hopes to Return to Normandy for Documentary on 75th Anniversary of D-Day. However, he still needs to raise the funds to complete the project.

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By On June 6, 1944, more than 156,000 troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, taking part in the single largest seaborne invasion in history. D-Day, as it came to be called, was the turning point in.

 · WWII veteran raising funds to return to Normandy for D-Day documentary It “took a year to get it to fly,” explains Prosser. “It’s a lot of labor and love.

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