Maryland D-Day survivor shares story for the first time (VIDEO)

KENT ISLAND, Md. - Jimmy Ewing lied to his recruiter when he enlisted more than 70 years ago to fight in World War II.

He was just 17 at the time,

At 91 years old he is a Maryland resident who is also a survivor of the D-Day invasion.

He remembers it all in vivid detail: names, dates, his serial number, the sound and caliber of the ammunition as it hit his boat, and the pain of taking a bullet in the back.

He shared his story for the first time with ABC2 News. Watch the video above to hear Ewing’s story as he tells it. 

The most shocking part of his story -- he doesn't consider himself a hero. Watch and decide for yourself. 



Print this article Back to Top