Whole story is awesome.
G-d bless him.
Superstar badass at 89.
He lied to enlist at age 17.
Now think about "kids" these days, and their eternal childhood.
What a world it was, what a world we have now.
Comparable courage of course, can be found in Israel-where 18 year old "kids" turn into fighting men and women right out of high school.