A 104-year-old World War II veteran is hoping you will be his valentine this year, as he is hoping to receive a lot of Valentine’s Day cards to add to his collection of memories tucked away on his bookshelf.
Maj. Bill White served as a Marine in World War II, survived the battle of Iwo Jima in the Korean War, and went on to continue a 30-year active-duty career before retiring, KTXL reported.
The keepsake White says he is most proud of is his Purple Heart from Iwo Jima.
“The fact that I even survived is something. There weren’t too many of us,” White recalled. read more