World War II paratrooper Tom Rice talks about why he joined the Army, exploring the jungles of Panama, and how being a risk taker led him into the Airborne prior to the Normandy invasion. He also explains the curious history behind the jump towers at Airborne school. While training for combat, Tom also gets into some trouble with his company commander for sneaking out of the barracks to buy chocolate bars.

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