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 case you stopped listening to them simply because while 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 aircraft floating down round me like leaves . . . .” — H.B.
“They marched us via Manila to make a tremendous exhibit for the good thing about the Filipinos. They took us to Bilibid felony . . . in the course of the 3 weeks i used to be there we have been fed no nutrients other than rice, which used to be cooked in gigantic iron pots . . . two times an afternoon we every one bought one-half of a canteen of rice.” – R.C.
“The Colonel instructed me, ‘If you opt for me, I warrantly you can be First Sergeant by the point we get to Washington’. I stated, ‘Colonel, I wouldn’t elect you in case you advised 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 ladies of worldwide conflict II. all people introduced certain point of view to our assortment. a few enlisted within the army provider ahead of completing highschool. Others got here after collage. a number of rose during the ranks to take their position one of the commanding officials. quite often, although, they got here to do a role, they did it, and went again domestic because the had come — quietly and humbly. Their reviews have been as diverse 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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