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 if 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 commencing the chute. The Lord was once 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 a massive exhibit for the good thing about the Filipinos. They took us to Bilibid criminal . . . throughout the 3 weeks i used to be there we have been fed no nutrition other than rice, which was once cooked in titanic iron pots . . . two times an afternoon we each one got one-half of a canteen of rice.” – R.C.
“The Colonel advised me, ‘If you pick me, I warrantly you'll be First Sergeant by the point we get to Washington’. I acknowledged, ‘Colonel, I wouldn’t decide on you in case you instructed me i might be a Colonel once we bought there. I’m going again to domestic to Georgia’.” — .H.O.
These are the tales of the boys and girls of global conflict II. every body introduced specific point of view to our assortment. a few enlisted within the army provider sooner than completing highschool. Others got here after university. a number of rose in the course of the ranks to take their position one of the commanding officials. as a rule, 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 different as their backgrounds.
We wish that the tales will encourage our readers to claim because of a iteration that gave rather a lot within the reason behind freedom.
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A Fellowship of Defenders:The World War II Veterans, First Baptist Church, Marietta Georgia by ed. Ruth Wagner Miller