Friday, December 7, 2012

WW II Vets - We Need to Remember Them

Quiet couple. He served in combat. She served on the home front. After the war, quietly lived useful and productive lives.|met:0000300|cat:0|order:9&%2F%3Fsource=dailyme


Scotty said...

My Dad was in the infantry in WWII. He also was awarded a purple heart for wounds he received when the US was staring to enter Germany.

He seldom spoke about it.

Well Seasoned Fool said...

@ Scotty
Father was in the CBI Theater.
One uncle in both the Aleutian landings and Germany.
Uncle by marriage, Pearl Harbor + four Purple Hearts
Uncle by marriage, medic in Germany
Uncle by marriage, Navy Merchant ship gunner, Murmansk convoys.
Uncle, one good eye, Army stateside transporting and guarding POWs.
Uncle by marriage, gunner, 8th Air Force

They seldom talked about their experiences outside of family gatherings.

Old NFO said...

Great link, thanks!

Well Seasoned Fool said...

@ NFO. You are welcome.

Strategy Consulting said...

They really served our country well. They deserve to be remembered with their heroic deeds. Nice post!