WWII Vet Talks about the Power of Music


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Jackie Roy Tuner, a US veteran of the invasion of Normandy, plays the trumpet. In this video, he shares a story about one night when, on the front line, he played his trumpet to entertain troops on both sides.

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It is great that we still have these people around, living parts of significant history. I would like to see a lot more interviews like this while we still have the chance. I have just recently lost both WWII veterans in my family, I wish I had talked with them more about their experiences in war, and their lives in general.

Incedently, while we are on the subject of surviving veterans... there was a young civil war soldier who lived until the 1950s. Can you imagine a life where you saw the both the American industrial revolution and the atomic age?
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