Area WWII vet says he's not a hero


ROSELAND — Charlie Bourg served gallantly during World War II but the 93-year-old veteran doesn't consider himself a hero.

Bourg feels his role and that of his comrades during the war was just a matter doing whatever it took to win the war and stifle the Nazi regime.

"There are a lot of the much younger generation in the military who are making a career out of being heroes. That doesn't sit well with me at all. We weren't heroes," he said. "We were doing what we were supposed to do."

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