Ken Sturdy, a decorated survivor of the Battle of Dunkirk, attended the Calgary premiere of Christopher Nolan's new film that chronicles the skirmish's history.
Now 97, Mr. Sturdy was just 20 years old when he fought at the Battle of Dunkirk during World War II. At the premiere of Dunkirk, a teary-eyed Mr. Sturdy told Global News, "I never thought I would see that again. It was just like I was there again."
He continued, "I cried because it's never the end…As the human species, we are so intelligent. We do astonishing things. We fly to the Moon but we still do stupid things."