I had two uncles on my mother’s side who were foot soldiers in the Normandy Invasion 75 years ago. One was David Ramsey and the other was Richard (Dick) Ramsey. When Uncle Dick came home from the war, his two children were frigtened because they did not know him.

These people who served in World War II were memorialized in Tom Brokaw’s book ”The Greatest Generation”. He did his book to honor those who served their country in the war and came home to be productive businessmen and members of society. My uncles fit that mold to a tee.

Both of my uncles were Christian gentlemen and they never talked about the violence and killing they were a part of. When the book came out I mailed a copy of the book to Uncle Dick. Unfortunately, his daughter wrote me that he had passed away.

Michael R. McLeod