Huston Riley, Holga snaps, 2009.

Huston Riley, Holga snaps, 2009.

On the 65th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, I am an honored to have had the opportunity to photograph World War II veteran Huston Riley at his home on Mercer Island, WA. Riley is “the man in the surf” from one of famed war photographer Robert Capa’s images of Allied forces storming the beaches. 

Huston Riley at Omaha Beach, 1944. Photo by Robert Capa.

Huston Riley at Omaha Beach, 1944. Photo by Robert Capa.

 

Huston Riley, October 2007.

Huston Riley, October 2007.

 

Additional information about Riley and D-Day at the NY Daily News, a recent video interview , PDN and today’s coverage on CNN.