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. It was. Lander discusses his jump behind enemy lines into Normandy, France on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Lander describes his parachute jump into Holland for Operation Market Garden and what happened after landing. Lander also fought at the Battle of the Bulge.