Talk Radio One’s Steven Spierer Interviews WW2 Researcher Bill Beigel
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by Ruth Danielson
7M ago
Steven Spierer Talk Radio One Interview with WW2 Researcher Bill Beigel The post Talk Radio One’s Steven Spierer Interviews WW2 Researcher Bill Beigel appeared first on WW2 Research ..read more
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Captain Norman L. Aigner: An Ordinary Guy
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by Ruth Danielson
2y ago
If you’ve been reading my blog with any regularity, you have probably come across more than one article about an “ordinary guy” who was completely extraordinary in battle. This article is about one such man. There is a recurrent theme pointing to Norman Aigner being quite an average guy. Don’t get me wrong: Speaking from ... The post Captain Norman L. Aigner: An Ordinary Guy appeared first on WW2 Research ..read more
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Tomas Garza’s Daughter – “Now I Don’t Feel Empty”
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by Ruth Danielson
2y ago
Like most children of World War II veterans, Anna Bowen knew very little about her father’s experiences in the war. She knew that as Private First Class (PFC) Tomas Garza, her dad had been wounded in the leg – she had seen the scar where a bullet or shrapnel had gone through. But as with ... The post Tomas Garza’s Daughter – “Now I Don’t Feel Empty” appeared first on WW2 Research ..read more
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“Fresno Marine Dies in Action in Pacific War” – Fresno Bee, Oct 21, 1944
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by Ruth Danielson
2y ago
Private First Class Huston R. Fannon, USMC This article is part of a series honoring the battle-dead of the city of Fresno, California. The memorial was dedicated on November 8, 2019, at the Fresno City Hall. The following article ran in the Fresno Bee on October 21, 1944. I researched the death of PFC Fannon ... The post “Fresno Marine Dies in Action in Pacific War” – Fresno Bee, Oct 21, 1944 appeared first on WW2 Research ..read more
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“Fresno Officer Dies in Action on German Front,” Fresno Bee, April 3, 1945
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by Ruth Danielson
2y ago
This article is part of a series honoring the battle-dead of the city of Fresno, California. The memorial was dedicated on November 8, 2019, at the Fresno City Hall. The following article ran in the Fresno Bee on April 3, 1945. I researched the death of 1st LT Howard in connection with the Fresno Veterans ... The post “Fresno Officer Dies in Action on German Front,” Fresno Bee, April 3, 1945 appeared first on WW2 Research ..read more
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The Pheley Brothers of Fresno, California
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by Ruth Danielson
2y ago
This article is part of a series honoring the battle-dead of the city of Fresno, California. The memorial was dedicated on November 8, 2019, at the Fresno City Hall. The following articles ran in the Fresno Bee on in November and December, 1944. I researched the Pheley brothers in connection with the Fresno Veterans Memorial ... The post The Pheley Brothers of Fresno, California appeared first on WW2 Research ..read more
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“Fresno Soldier is Killed in French Fighting,” Fresno Bee, September 26,1944
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by Ruth Danielson
2y ago
This article is part of a series honoring the battle-dead of the city of Fresno, California. The memorial was dedicated on November 8, 2019, at the Fresno City Hall. The following article ran in the Fresno Bee on September 26, 1944. I researched the death of PFC Potter in connection with the Fresno Veterans Memorial ... The post “Fresno Soldier is Killed in French Fighting,” Fresno Bee, September 26,1944 appeared first on WW2 Research ..read more
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“Army Names Base After Ex-Fresnan,” Fresno Bee, March 19, 1948
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by Ruth Danielson
2y ago
This article is part of a series honoring the battle-dead of the city of Fresno, California. The memorial was dedicated on November 8, 2019, at the Fresno City Hall. The following article ran in the Fresno Bee on March 19, 1948. I researched the death of Brig. Gen. Howard K. Ramey in connection with the ... The post “Army Names Base After Ex-Fresnan,” Fresno Bee, March 19, 1948 appeared first on WW2 Research ..read more
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Hometown Heroes – Fresno Unveils New Veterans Memorial
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by Ruth Danielson
2y ago
On Friday, November 8, 2019, the City of Fresno unveiled a brand-new memorial honoring 464 local heroes who died in battle in wars ranging from World War I to Afghanistan and Iraq. Earlier this year, the City of Fresno contacted me, seeking to confirm names of four Fresno citizens who had died in battle in ... The post Hometown Heroes – Fresno Unveils New Veterans Memorial appeared first on WW2 Research ..read more
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Parker Fondren’s Daughter
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by Ruth Danielson
2y ago
Clients come to me from many places and for many reasons. Some come from universities or towns, hoping to learn about the WW2 military service of their students or citizens. Some are from overseas, hoping to find out the story of a particular American serviceman who died in the liberation of their nation. Many are ... The post Parker Fondren’s Daughter appeared first on WW2 Research ..read more
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