Thank you, Grandpa, for taking four years out to save civilization in the 20th century.
(And thank you Grandma for putting up with him.)
It's probably worth noting that Len Fuchs was a Coast Guard combat medic one who survived six front-line beach invasions while island hopping across the Pacific.
There were probably a thousand bullets that, if they had gone a few inches to one side, you wouldn't be reading this, or anything by me…
More awesome period photos here.