Photo Gallery: Jack McNiece: June 5, 2012 7/15

This photo shows McNiece, right, applying paint to the face of a fellow paratrooper before a mission during World War II.  Mohawk haircuts and face paint were signatures of the Filthy 13. Jake McNiece, 93, was a paratrooper with 101st Airborne who parachuted behind enemy lines in northern France and led a team of men dubbed the "Filthy 13" on a demolition mission in advance of the Allied Forces D-Day invasion of beaches at Normandy on  June 6, 1944.  McNiece is photographed at his home in Ponca City on Monday, June 4,  2012,    Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman