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Photo by Anne Royster
WWII Vets at the November 23rd Membership Meeting

 
My Father was interviewed by the Virginia War Memorial in October 2001.  After he died my brother Ernie took the interview and edited it down to an 11 minute segment that focused on his last mission, being shot down and hidden by the underground in
Luxembourg.
Rob Gates

Porcelain Unicorn

B-17 Collision Story just added

A story by Sean Gates, Ordway B. Gates, Jr.
(2/4/2012)
http://fredericksburg.com/News/FLS/2012/012012/01102012/672700/index_html?page=1


    

NORTH PLATTE CANTEEN 

Great video. I didn't know about North Platte Canteen until I saw this video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=07DGeLvDw8I

Great video about a B-17 ride for a WWII B-17 navigator.   Great in flight
 shots are worth the price...
 
http://www.sleepingdogtv.com:80/reel/Uncle-Jack.aspx
 


Although no sculptured marble should rise to their memory, nor engraved stone bear record of their deeds,
yet will their remembrance be as lasting as the land they honored.  ~Daniel Webster

 

 

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