Homage to war heroes

Virtual Reality Lets WWII Veteran Revisit Town He Helped Liberate

Seventy-two years after fighting in the Battle of Normandy, British World War II veteran Frank Mouqué returned to the French town of Armentières, which he helped liberate. But this time, he didn’t leave his chair. A virtual reality headset made the 91-year-old feel as if he’d been transported to the town. A remarkable video shows him being greeted by local school children and war survivors, and being awarded a medal of honor by the town’s mayor. ….[READ]