Lesson #3: Be Humble
This is the third lesson and we were taught to be always humble. Think about it.
Typical of the Greatest Generation is the story of a son or daughter who finds a war medal stashed in the attic after their father passes, he had never told them about it. Even if their exploits had been brave and heroic, the Greatest Generation rarely talked about the war, both because of the difficulty in remembering such carnage, but also from the sense that they had simply been fulfilling their duty, and thus had no reason to brag.