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94 Year-Old Sky Dives to Raise Funds for Salvation Army

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Harry Read

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Nearly three-quarters of a century ago, Harry Read parachuted into Normandy as part of the D-Day offensive on 6 June 1944.

Despite turning 94 this year, the great-great grandfather jumped from the skies once more on recently to raise money for The Salvation Army’s work to stop human trafficking and modern day slavery.

For the charity jump — his first high level skydive since D-Day – Read took off from The Old Sarum Airfield in Salisbury and flew 10,000 feet into the air before the big leap from the plane.

It was quite a different experience from his D-Day jump, which he made at just 20 years of age while serving as a wireless operator in the Parachute Bridade.

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