While in Italy every veteran from the last great war cherishes a visit to the American cemetery in Anzio or Florence. In the rain we found ourselves among the fallen at Anzio.
My grandfather had been an airman during the war. He was a member of the navy air corps, an ensign. He graduated from high school in 1938. Once an aviator, always an aviator. He was one of the first pilots in the history of the world in the 1930s!