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madeit June 11th, 2014 12:45pm

Brian William's interview of four World War II vets was poinient and touching. Five of my great uncles all served WW II- now all deceased. Do you personally know any living WW II veterans?

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FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
06/12/14 4:30 am

Yes. The last relative who served in WWII is on his deathbed though.

catpillow Florida West Coast
06/11/14 4:55 pm

Sadly, my Dad died. I'm very proud that he helped liberate the death camps, though.

rickvee Living the dream
06/11/14 7:43 am

One of my great-grandfathers was in the 7th Wehrmacht on D-Day, my grandfather from the other side was a Higgins boat driver in the US Navy. He was involved in 7 of the major landings bringing in Marines and bringing out their bodies.

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
06/11/14 7:42 am

Where I have lunch now and then there is one guy that comes in. He helped liberate the camps. Dad is in that age group. but he was blinded by smallpox as a child in one eye so he cannot serve in the military.

Whichendisup uniquely unoriginal
06/11/14 6:15 am

my Pop passed when I was 18.

Goldiemol dry side of WA
06/11/14 6:02 am

My grandfather passed away this year. He was on an aircraft carrier in WWII. My other grandfather has been gone for a while time. I never knew what he did in the armed forces during WWII but I know he served. I totally forgot they both were there.

Goldiemol dry side of WA
06/11/14 6:04 am

Neither would talk about it often. I only know about the one grandfather being on an aircraft carrier because he blamed his hearing loss on all that noise. Which I totally believe.