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U.S. World War II veterans are dying at the rate of 1000 a month. As they do, it is difficult to remember that they were once youthful men and women who patriotically at the risk of their lives took on the most soul-destroying regimes that the world has ever known and defeated them soundly.

U.S. World War II veterans are dying at the rate of 1000 a month. As they do, it is difficult to remember that they were once youthful men and women who patriotically at the risk of their lives took on the most soul-destroying regimes that the world has ever known and defeated them soundly.

Happy Jack's Go Buggy (P-38J Lightening)

Captain Jack Ilfrey’s nickname was Happy Jack, which is where the name of his Lightning got it’s name “Happy Jack’s Go Buggy” from. Ilfrey was a member of the Fighter Squadron,

Gertie the bear who flew bombing missions over Japan http://ww2awartobewon.com/wwii-articles/gertie-b-29-bomber-bear/

In a Himalayan Sloth Bear named Gertie flew in a Superfortress during bombing missions over Japan. Gertie the bear was a combat veteran who.

WWII Veteran Set to Marry his Teenage Sweetheart 70 Years Later awartobewon.com/wwii-news/wwii-veteran-marries-sweetheart/ …

WWII Veteran Set to Marry his Teenage Sweetheart 70 Years Later: Roy Vickerman, of Hartshill, Staffordshire, first met Nora Jackson in the while attending school. The two dated and after Vickerman proposed, they decided to …

A funeral for a Civil War veteran who was the last member of the Grand Army of the Republic.  Photo: Grey Villet/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images  Aug 01, 1956

A funeral for a Civil War veteran who was the last member of the Grand Army of the Republic. Photo: Grey Villet/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images Aug truth about war.

Bombers B-24 "Liberator» (Consolidated B-24 Liberator) 446 th Bomb Group U.S. dropped bombs on the French city of Tours.

Bombers “liberator” (Consolidated Liberator) American bomber group dropped bombs on French city of Tours.

367th Fighter Group, 392nd Fighter Squadron P-38. Flown by R.C. 'Buck' Rogers

Lockheed Lightning "Little Buckaroo" Lightning s/n FS, FG, AF Assigned to Maj. "Buck" Rogers (Squadron Commanding Officer) Taken on October at Clastres,France

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