Despite a heart condition and arthritis that forced him to use a cane, General Roosevelt led the assault on Utah Beach, landing with the first wave of troops. He died in France just over a month later of a heart attack.
The grave of General Theodore Roosevelt JR eldest son of President Theodore Roosevelt. He landed on June 6 Utah Beach. He died of a heart attack July 1944 after a very tough day against German attacks during the Battle of Normandy.