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 while the sound stopped you knew they have been coming down . . . .” — LB.
“ . . . i used to be floating down, parachute open. I don’t remember beginning the chute. The Lord was once 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 an immense convey for the advantage of the Filipinos. They took us to Bilibid criminal . . . through the 3 weeks i used to be there we have been fed no foodstuff 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'll be First Sergeant by the point we get to Washington’. I acknowledged, ‘Colonel, I wouldn’t elect you should you instructed me i'd be a Colonel once we obtained there. I’m going again to domestic to Georgia’.” — .H.O.
These are the tales of the lads and ladies of worldwide conflict II. everyone introduced precise point of view to our assortment. a few enlisted within the army carrier earlier than completing highschool. Others got here after collage. a couple of rose throughout the ranks to take their position one of the commanding officials. ordinarily, even though, they got here to do a task, they did it, and went again domestic because the had come — quietly and humbly. Their reports have been as diverse as their backgrounds.
We desire that the tales will motivate our readers to claim due to a new release that gave quite a bit within the explanation for freedom.
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A Fellowship of Defenders:The World War II Veterans, First Baptist Church, Marietta Georgia by ed. Ruth Wagner Miller