World War II Memories™

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Bob Barnett

Barnett flew 13 bombing missions in a B-17 during WWII

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Bob Blumberg

Blumberg was operating two .50 caliber machine guns on a B-29 turret at the age of 18.

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Ted Borek

Borek was part of a lucky crew that played an important role in the fight against Germany.

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Bob Enten

Enten has seen it all, as a Seaman First Class, and participated in the first naval attack on Japan.

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Dick Haney

Haney, a Consolidated B-24 Liberator pilot, had many close calls with his crew.

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William Hess

Hess was assigned to a top secret unit designed to shorten the war by tricking information from war captives.

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Ralph Hodges

Hodges was a “spy in the sky” by becoming one of the few to fly blimp airships for the US Navy.

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Jerome Jacobs

Jacobs’ armored division was part of the first army through Normandy.

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Morris Kottler

Kottler protected the transport of supplies to Europe and eliminated German threats along the way.

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Ray Kurlander

Read about Kurlander who “was a petty officer torpedo man who never fired a torpedo in anger.”

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Howard Levenson

Levenson worked as a counterintelligence agent in Japan, reporting on Japanese communist activity.

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Robert Owens

Owens was assigned to guard prisoners of war in Guam and had several scares from attacking renegades.

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Frank Shiner

Shiner was a seaman who had to withstand many kamikaze attacks at the hands of the Japanese.

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Bob Stromberg

Read about Stromberg’s story as a medic on the front lines of battle in France.

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David Stutman

Stutman had many close shaves as an infantryman and a machine gunner in the South Pacific. 

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Keith Van Ness

Van Ness played a very important role in using his artistic abilities to chart maps and recognize intended targets.

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Agnes Moore

Agnes Moore’s role as the iconic Rosie the Riveter helped to inspire women to contribute to the war effort.

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Sheldon Solloway

Sheldon Solloway proudly served in the Merchant Marines and continues to share his exciting history to this day.

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Patricia Weaver

Patricia Weaver helped to produce a powerful documentary film about the Children of WWII.

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Jack Zins

Jack Zins shares memories of what life was like as a boy growing up during a time of limited supplies.

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Paul Roberts

Paul Roberts shares his snapshots and his stories as a celebrated veteran of WWII.

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Howard Trowern

Relive the amazing story of one of the youngest lieutenants in the US Army and his near brush with death.

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Giving Back to our Veterans

Leisureworld.com™ donated $10,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project® in a salute to the service men and women who have sacrificed for our country.

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