D-Day veterans choke back tears to ensure memories live on
PORTSMOUTH, England (AP) - I make old soldiers cry.
Old sailors, too. And airmen. Even Marines. Makes no difference.
That sounds cruel, I know. There's comfort knowing the men in their 90s and older saw their tears as part of a duty they took on in their 20s and younger.
I've spent the past few months interviewing veterans about D-Day and the Allied invasion of Normandy that ultimately liberated France. This was a turning point in World War II. As one veteran put it, "Europe wo...