|Published in the NY Times on June 5, 1994 this feature story was written by Nelson Brant who jumped into Normandy and Holland as a member of Company D,508th PIR. Although twice wounded, once by a machinegun round through the chest, Nelson survived the war and became a journalist. |
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This is a story in his own words as to the effects that he felt after the war and his ultimate coming to grips with the experiences.