PHOTO FEATURE: The elderly Norwegian veterans who traveled to France in early June to take part in D-Day memorials came home this time with an entirely different set of memories from Normandy. Those who traveled with them were touched as well by the moving ceremonies.
“Fantastic, just fantastic,” Johannes Hjertaker told Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) when it was all over. He was especially moved by the speech made by US President Barack Obama, and by how Obama took time to come and speak to them all.
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