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    • Sounds like he was suffering from PTSD.....and, on a side note, as I am a Veteran of no real war conflict but concerned abou the alarming rate of suicide amongst war veterans (military or civilians), I was very encouraged with this new treatment for PTSD that some Veterans are trying out.....thus, hopefully this will help many people that suffer from PTSD even if it is not war-related.

    • That sounds amazing. 🙏 I wonder how it works?

      On a lighter note, in the town where the paratroopers landed, Sainte-Mère-Église, the local hair salon came up with a great name! 😁

    • No, this is not the same veteran. This man is named Léon Gautier. He's wearing the green beret of the French Navy commandos because he was a member of the Kieffer commando who landed there on the D day. Today he's one of the 3 members of that commando still alive.

      Kieffer was a French Navy officer leading the 178 men forming the only French unit landing on the Normandy beaches on that day of june 6th, along with the British troops.

      Today the 7 commandos units of the French Navy are still named after some officers who gave their lives for France. Some of them were themselves members of the original Kieffer unit, some others gave their life during the Indochina war between 1946 and 1954 (Commandos Kieffer, Ponchardier, Jaubert, Trépel, Hubert, De Monfort, De Penfentenyo).