Saturday, June 8, 2019

World Leaders Honor D-Day Veterans-- Part 6: I'm Not A Hero. I Served With Men Who Were"


The crowd beyond the security barriers loved the planes but loved the veterans even more.  Whenever their images came up on the bug screen, the people cheered loudly.

"What happened to me is not important.  I'm not a hero.  I served with men who were," said Les Hammond, 94, who landed at Juno Beach with the Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers.  "I'm very lucky I'm a survivor."

A Moving Ceremony.


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