Blogging Is Overrated
There is this 96 year old veteran I often speak to every now and again, He always tells me stories about his time in spent fighting in  Europe during world war II. He landed at Utah Beach on D-day, and fought five separate campaigns.
I have no idea what any of these pins on his hat mean but he’s obviously a bad ass muthafucka.
One of these days I should ask for a proper photo of him instead of sneaking a shot of his hat.

There is this 96 year old veteran I often speak to every now and again, He always tells me stories about his time in spent fighting in  Europe during world war II. He landed at Utah Beach on D-day, and fought five separate campaigns.

I have no idea what any of these pins on his hat mean but he’s obviously a bad ass muthafucka.

One of these days I should ask for a proper photo of him instead of sneaking a shot of his hat.

Tags #History    #Utah Beach    #d-dAY    #world war 2    #WWII    #Veteran   

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  6. themexicanradio said: The pin on the right means he was an engineer, the pin on the lower left means he was a first lieutenant, and the top left is a campaign ribbon of some kind. And the center is a bronze star metal.
  7. hypergiants said: en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bronze_Star_Medal
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