A D-Day vet’s song about Normandy is No. 1 on Amazon’s singles chart, ahead of Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber

Jim Radford was only 15 when he served as a ship’s galley boy June 6, 1944, making him the youngest known D-Day veteran.

On that fateful day, he helped build the Mulberry harbor at Gold Beach, which allowed the British Royal Navy to get personnel, vehicles and supplies onto the beaches of France.

Seventy-five years later, Radford, who has always been into music — folk songs, in particular — has released a new version of a poignant ballad he wrote in 1969 to honor those who died in

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