Category Archives: Our Veteran’s Stories

Ray Kellogg: From Airman to Captain

Ray Kellogg was a 19 year old from Roswell, New Mexico, when he joined the Air Force in 1941.  He …

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Paula Roberts: World War II Service in Seattle

Paula Roberts was 19 years old in the spring of 1943.  She had graduated from Waite High School in Toledo …

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“Pervasive Fear” by Alex Karter, Crossville, Tennessee

I was drafted into the Army in April of 1943. Just ahead of the D-Day invasion in 1944, my company …

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Andrew J. Green, USN: From Pearl Harbor to Nagasaki

Andrew J. Green joined the U.S. Navy just after his 18th birthday in June of 1940.  A native of Culpeper, …

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Emil Notarangelo

The six sons and daughters of the Notarangelo clan of Clinton Twp., MI honored their father in a special way …

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Rosa (Jacque) Cromie

The Marine Corps Women’s Reserve was a brand new innovation in 1943.  It was so new that it wasn’t on …

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A Mapmaker From New York: Harold Packman

As a civilian, Harold Packman knew that the war which had been declared against Germany in 1941 was moving ever …

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A Sailor From New York: William A. Cage

A sailor from New York?  Yes!  That’s William A. Cage, who served in the Navy from July of 1944 through …

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An Airman from Louisville: George Klein

George Klein grew up in Louisville, Kentucky.  War clouds were gathering during his time in high school, and George took …

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Peter Levesque receives NCOA WWII Medal from David Levesque, Jr.

Peter A. Levesque was a veteran of World War II. He is pictured below with his bride of 63 years, Natalie, …

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