Missing Old Man Turns Up In France, With Medals, for D-Day Anniversary

Adam Weinstein · 06/06/14 11:37AM

An 89-year-old veteran who went missing from his retirement home in Sussex, England yesterday morning has been located: He showed up today on the beachhead of Normandy, medals pinned to his coat, to take in the anniversary celebration of the D-Day invasion.

Watch A 93-Year-Old WWII Vet Recreate His D-Day Parachute Jump

Aleksander Chan · 06/06/14 10:15AM

Jim "Pee Wee" Martin parachuted down to Nazis-controlled Utah Beach the night before the Allied troops' invasion of Normandy, or D-Day, which was 70 years ago today. Now 93, Martin suited up and took the jump again. "It didn't [compare]," Martin told CNN, "because there wasn't anybody shooting at me today."