It's the 75th anniversary of D-Day, when the Allied forces landed at Normandy in World War Two, then kicked the Nazis out of France.

It was a major reason we won World War Two.  And here are a few inspiring stories we've seen around the anniversary this week.

About 13,000 U.S. paratroopers 97-year-old-paratrooper-skydives-on-eve-of-d-day-anniversary" jumped into northern France on D-Day.  Including a guy from San Diego named Tom Rice, who's 97 now.  And yesterday, he did it again, landing in the same area he did back in 1944.

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D-Day vet Jim Radford was only 15 when he served as the galley boy on a British ship at Normandy. He's the youngest known participant, and he's 90 now.

Back in 1969, he wrote a folk song called "The Shores of Normandy". And for the last few days, it's been Amazon's Top selling single in the U.K. "I Don't Care" by Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber is second.

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And finally, a 101-year-old Air Force vet named Walter Kloc fought in World War Two.  And a photo of him hugging his grandson has been going viral this week after he flew 1,500 miles to be at his Air Force Academy graduation.

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