British vet bolts nursing home to join D-Day events

June 6, 2014 10:57 PM

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British vet bolts nursing home to join D-Day events

Determined to honor his fallen D-Day comrades at Normandy, Royal Navy veteran Bernard Jordan went AWOL -- from his nursing home in southeastern England.

The 89-year old former mayor of Hove slipped out Thursday morning after staff at The Pines at Furse Hill told him they couldn't get him on an official tour at the last minute, according to news reports.

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