WWII Veteran, Jody Lander, was involved in three of the major battles in the European theater during WWII: D-Day, Operation Market Garden and Battle of the Bulge.
Dallas, Texas boy Jody Lander was drafted into the Army in 1943. Jody volunteered to become a paratrooper because he thought it would be exciting.
Ralph King landed in Scotland on D-Day, June 6, 1944, as a paratrooper replacement for the 101st Airborne that jumped into Normandy. He went on to serve in the Korean War. Then he tried something new. He joined the Special Forces.