75th Anniversary of D-Day: The Good News

It’s the 75th anniversary of D-Day, when the Allied forces landed at Normandy in World War Two, then kicked the Nazis out of France.  It was a major reason we won World War Two.  And here are a couple inspiring stories we’ve seen around the anniversary this week . . .

1.  About 13,000 U.S. paratroopers jumped into northern France on D-Day.  Including a guy from San Diego named Tom Rice, who’s 97 now.  And yesterday, he did it AGAIN, landing in the same area he did back in 1944.  (Here’s the video.)

2.  D-Day vet Jim Radford was only 15 when he served as the galley boy on a British ship at Normandy.  He’s the youngest known participant, and he’s 90 now.

Back in 1969, he wrote a folk song called “The Shores of Normandy”.  And for the last few days, it’s been Amazon’s TOP-SELLING SINGLE in the U.K.