A warm 'thank you for your service' for aged vets | Di Ionno

Braden Bullen sat on his mother’s lap flipping through a scrapbook older than his grandfather.

The photos were all black and white but grayed with time. Trapped in cellophane, captives of time, were pictures of Braden’s great-grandfather during his Army days in World War II.

Vernon Chevalier, Sr., was in the second wave at D-Day and fought across France and Belgium through those crucial and brutal days when the war turned. Not only did he survive, he has lived to be 93 and lucid enough to enjoy the presence of a great-grandson looking at his Army-days pictures nearly three-quarters of a …read more

Source: NJ.com Middlesex

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