By ed. Ruth Wagner Miller
“The Germans fired these V-1 bombs from a launching pad in France . . . It wasn’t as frightening listening to the bombs because it used to be in the event you stopped listening to them simply because whilst the sound stopped you knew they have been coming down . . . .” — LB.
“ . . . i used to be floating down, parachute open. I don’t remember establishing the chute. The Lord used to be there and observed that that occurred . . . As i used to be floating down, I observed items of the airplane floating down round me like leaves . . . .” — H.B.
“They marched us via Manila to make an enormous exhibit for the good thing about the Filipinos. They took us to Bilibid legal . . . through the 3 weeks i used to be there we have been fed no meals other than rice, which used to be cooked in titanic iron pots . . . two times an afternoon we each one bought one-half of a canteen of rice.” – R.C.
“The Colonel advised me, ‘If you pick me, I warrantly you can be First Sergeant by the point we get to Washington’. I acknowledged, ‘Colonel, I wouldn’t decide on you for those who instructed me i'd be a Colonel after we received there. I’m going again to domestic to Georgia’.” — .H.O.
These are the tales of the lads and girls of worldwide conflict II. everybody introduced specific standpoint to our assortment. a few enlisted within the army carrier ahead of completing highschool. Others got here after university. a couple of rose throughout the ranks to take their position one of the commanding officials. regularly, although, they got here to do a task, they did it, and went again domestic because the had come — quietly and humbly. Their stories have been as diversified as their backgrounds.
We wish that the tales will motivate our readers to assert because of a new release that gave rather a lot within the reason for freedom.
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