D-Day Veterans Among Parachutists Recreating Normandy Drops

"It went perfect, perfect jump," 97-year-old D-Day veteran Tom Rice said. "I feel great. I'd go up and do it all again."

  • Published 5 June 2019

CARENTAN, France (AP) — Parachutists are jumping over Normandy again, just as soldiers did 75 years ago for D-Day - but this time without being shot at. Engines throbbing, C-47 transport planes dropped group after group of parachutists, a couple of hundred in all - including a 97-year-old D-Day veteran, Tom Rice. "It went perfect, perfect jump," Rice said after his jump. "I feel great. I'd go up and do it all again." The jumpers… Read at AP News