Vets in Action

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In commemoration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the beginning of Operation Overlord (commonly known as D-Day), the Allied invasion of Normandy, Military Review highlights two veterans of World War II. Our World War II veterans are rapidly disappearing; the youngest of remaining men and women who fought are now in their late 80s. But take, for example, 101-year-old Ben Skardon and 100-year-old Polito “Paul” Olivas who are two of the many that help remind us why these men and women are often referred to as “the greatest generation.”


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July-August 2019