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VIDEO: Local hero: Pilot survives being shot down and taken prisoner

On this, the 72nd anniversary of D-Day, we hear a harrowing story of war and inspiring fight for survival from Harold Soderlund. Harold was a pilot in the Second World War who survived his plane being shot down and was then held as a prisoner of war for over nine months.
Harold Soderlund says his story of survival depends on many strokes of luck, which allowed him to live to tell of how he was shot down overseas and taken as a prisoner of war in the Second World War. Harold sat down with SooToday cameras to share his powerful story of perseverance and survival.