SA man jumps from war-era plane to remember D-Day
And jumping with him was one of the soldiers who was just 17 when he jumped into Normandy during World War 2
The invasion of Nazi-occupied France on D-Day is being called to mind as thousands of skydivers drop into Normandy to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the battle.
Among them is SA businessman Mark Vivier – who this past weekend flung himself from the door of a war-era plane above the lush fields of France.
“We jump into the original drop zones of American paratroopers in 1944 over the weekend and the main jump on Sunday draws a crowd of over a million people,” he told Times Select...