Grandpa Van Allen fought and served in World War II. From the D Day invasion to the victory over the Nazis this short clip of diary entries, pictures and photos shows you what it was like back then.
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The Things Our Father’s Saw is other first hand accounts of the “war over there” and Rick Atkinson’s Pulitzer Prize books on WWII like the Guns Last Light (a three part series) are simply amazing. All four books are definite must reads in my opinion.