Bill Millin, Scottish D-Day Piper, Dies at 88
By JOHN F. BURNS
Published: August 19, 2010
LONDON — Bill Millin, a Scottish bagpiper who played highland tunes as his fellow commandos landed on a Normandy beach on D-Day and lived to see his bravado immortalized in the 1962 film “The Longest Day,” died on Wednesday in a hospital in the western England county of Devon. He was 88.