alec marley, d-day, father and son, general marley, world war ii

A General Cleans a Soldier’s Shoes

On a night in 1944, a troop of soldiers assembled at the British military airfield waiting for the inspection by General Marley. When the general arrived, his calm eyes swept through each and every soldier. His sight suddenly fixated on the shoes of a soldier: “Step forward! What’s your name?” The soldier stepped forward: “Reporting ...

Armin Auctor

Paratroopers in a plane.