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A World War II Love Story with an Internet closure

November 23, 2010

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        My Father-In-law, Clyde E. Roller, served during WWII as an infantryman in Company F, 12th Infantry Regiment of the 4th Infantry Division. He did not make the D-Day landing but join the unit shortly there after. The 4th Infantry Division fought in France, Luxembourg, Belgium and Germany. On September 17, 1944, at the age of 19 […]

Memorial Day

May 28, 2010

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I am writing this  in time for Memorial Day Weekend 2010 but it applies to every Memorial Day. Memorial Day started out being called “Decoration Day”. It was first observed by Southern women decorating the graves of Confederate Soldiers that died during the Civil War. In 1868 by General Order No. 11, General John Logan […]