Retired railroad man recalls World War II battles
Howard Benthine will go on Honor Flight April 23
By ANNIE ZAK
Posted Feb 14, 2010 @ 08:12 AM
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Howard Benthine was not even 19 years old when he killed another man for the first time.
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Benthine faces cancer with the same attitude with which he faced war.
“We’ve had a hell of a good life. An outstanding life.”
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Life was simpler then. Go to war, come home, get a job, work your way up the corporate ladder, and wed.
“Bon courage a vous tous”
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