A Fellowship of Defenders:The World War II Veterans, First by ed. Ruth Wagner Miller

By ed. Ruth Wagner Miller

“Was global conflict II important? i feel it was once. i assumed then, and that i think now, that God used to be on our part. We did definitely the right factor . . . .” — J..

“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 if 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 bear in mind 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 airplane floating down round me like leaves . . . .” — H.B.

“They marched us via Manila to make a tremendous express for the advantage of the Filipinos. They took us to Bilibid legal . . . throughout the 3 weeks i used to be there we have been fed no nutrition other than rice, which used to be cooked in titanic iron pots . . . two times an afternoon we each one acquired one-half of a canteen of rice.” – R.C.

“The Colonel advised me, ‘If you pick me, I warrantly you may be First Sergeant by the point we get to Washington’. I acknowledged, ‘Colonel, I wouldn’t opt for you in the event you advised me i might be a Colonel after we bought there. I’m going again to domestic to Georgia’.” — .H.O.

These are the tales of the boys and ladies of worldwide warfare II. everybody introduced distinctive standpoint to our assortment. a few enlisted within the army provider sooner than completing highschool. Others got here after university. a number of rose in the course of the ranks to take their position one of the commanding officials. regularly, even though, they got here to do a task, they did it, and went again domestic because the had come — quietly and humbly. Their stories have been as assorted as their backgrounds.

We wish that the tales will motivate our readers to assert because of a new release that gave a lot within the explanation for freedom.

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