When Williams was in 8th grade, he had to drop out of school to help his family make ends meet and then he made the decision to enlist in the Army. This makes him one of the many soldiers to fight on the frontlines of D-Day.
What has been called, "The Longest Day", D-Day, the Allied invasion to liberate Western Europe from Nazi control took place on this day, June 6, 1944. My father was in the U.S. Cavalry during World War II and arrived in France after the battle of Normandy, but was later called up for the "Battle Of The Bulge".
Ninety-four-year-old Michael Karkoc has spent six decades living in America. Recently, the Associated Press discovered that, prior to illegally entering the country in 1949, he was a leader in a World War II group that committed war crimes including the massacres of women and children.