Jody Lander, WWII Paratrooper

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Texas A & M student, Jody Lander, was drafted in June of 1942 and became a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne.

Texas A & M student, Jody Lander, was drafted in June of 1942 and became a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne. He jumped into Normandy, France on D-Day, June 6, 1944. He met his best friend, Marney Tilleary, on the bus to Basic Training. Marney and Jody did every jump together except Marney’s last one. This story will take your breath away.

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