Jim Martin 93 WWII vet to parachute into Normandy – again

Quote of the Week   —   Posted on June 3, 2014

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(2014 marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the allied invasion of Normandy during WWII.)

“And no matter how many people are there against you, what the odds are doesn’t matter. We’re going to win.”
Jim Martin, one of the first Americans in combat in Europe in WWII, who was a private in the 101st Airborne when he was one of the paratroopers dropped behind German lines in the hours before the D-Day landings. Mr. Martin said it was a time when right was right and wrong was wrong, and everyone knew the difference.

This week, he’s going back to Normandy, where he will┬áparachute onto the same ground he touched seven decades ago.

Watch an interview with Jim Martin below: (Note: CBS broadcasts a 30 second advertisement before the interview)