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Sun Jun 6, 2021, 10:07 AM

He might not recall today's breakfast, but this Utah vet vividly recalls landing on Utah Beach

He might not recall today’s breakfast, but this Utah vet vividly recalls landing on Utah Beach

Salt Lake City resident Don Pullan was part of the Allied forces as part of the D-Day invasion during World War II

By Lee Benson, Columnist Jun 5, 2021, 9:57pm MDT

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Don Pullan is quick to admit he can’t remember quite as well as he once did.

“I have good days and I have bad days,” he says with that air of what-are-you-going-to-do acceptance men tend to acquire when their next birthday will be their 98th.

But if he can’t always immediately tell you what he had for breakfast, his recall of 77 years ago is as sharp as ever.

On June 10, 1944, Cpl. Pullan, of Salt Lake City, Utah, landed on Utah Beach as part of the D-Day invasion.

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