Originally Posted by RedsBaron
I just finished reading an article on Durning in today's Wall Street Journal which recounted Durning's World War II military service much along the lines of the article you attached. Wow--I have tremendous respect for Durning. RIP
Wow! That's an obituary well worth reading. His time in WWII should be respected by all. He was in the first wave to hit the beaches at Normandy,survived an attack by a German soldier, then was one of the few to survive the Malmedy massacre.