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Father and Son Bond Is Among Most Precious Gifts

The most cherished gifts I’ve ever received were given to my by my daddy, Carl E. Roberts, better known as Cubby.My father passed away when I was only 12 years old, but he still gave me some of the most precious gifts a man can give his son. They were not a monetary gift, but rather the type ...

Second World War: Patriotism and the WAAC

I could hardly believe it! A few hours before, I was anticipating adventure, romance and patriotism - on my way by train to the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps. It was January 2, 1943; my destination was Fort Des Moines.I was sitting on an upper GI bunk listening to a woman officer giving us an ...

Second World War: Students Sacrificed Much for the War Effort

An ominous air lingered over our country when I entered high school in 1941 as a green freshman just out of country school. The second World War had gone on for two years, and we wondered if and when we would be drawn into the War. Our chosen radio program on the afternoon of December 7 was ...

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