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Winnell, Hugh

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  This Bio of Hugh Winnell born in 1924 are from notes of the July 2012 interview in Petoskey Michigan.  This is also from some memories of out talk.  I only met Hugh for a short time when Marie Martin (Wife) Trenton Grimes (Grandson) and I went to Petosky to put on a Larry Martin’s […]

Willoughby, Sam

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Page 58 Notebook 3 Typed on September 14, 2019   Sam Willoughby Born 2-12-22   Sam flew with RAF, flying bombers over Germany for 25 missions, the Lancaster Bombers and Beaufort 2 engine. He arrived in England in 1939. He saw the London Blitz. Sam flew to Ploesti, Germany and France. Sam’s bombs were armed […]

Williams, Leslie

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19 October 2018 by Larry Martin   I went to Washington D. C. in mid August 2001 to attend a Marine Raiders reunion.  While I was in DC I went to a reinturnment  at Arlington Cemetery  of bodies of Marines killed at Makin Island I believe.  I was in DC about one month before the […]

Tatum, Chuck

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Larry Martin Oct. 18, 2018.  I briefly met Chuck Tatum at the reunion in 2001 in DC.  I purchased a DVD he was selling about the fighting on Iwo Jima and possibly other fighting in the Pacific.  Chuck was in Bco, 1st Batt, 27th reg. 5th Div.

Selektor, Leyzer

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June 19, 2013 Page 54 Notebook 3 DVD 1 Leyzer Selektor 1921: Brigade 69   At about 1 hour into the interview, he talks about Germans and Jewish killings in camps so I could show 1st hour at the library program. Leyzer was born in Romny, Ukraine in 1921. In 1939, Leyzer was sent to […]

Satterfield, Bob

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      This short bio of WW II USMC and later career Army Lt. Colonel  James Saterfield is written from notes (2012) and memory by Larry Martin in June 2019.  I did two interviews with Jim because he was so upset and emotional.  His wife had just been put into a assisted living home […]

Ross, Washington

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  This was written on July 13 2019 from notes and memory of my interview in 2912 with Lt. Col. Washington Ross Army Air Corps Tuskegee Airman P-51 Pilot.  Mr. Ross was born 1919.  Washington passed away in the fall of 2017 in March I believe.  This is per his son Mark Ross whom I […]

Rodgers, Marc

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  Marc Rodgers born 1937 POW of Japanese.  These notes are from memory on 21 August 2019 since Marc  will not give me a interview.  He feels that he did nothing and it would detract from what the 11th Airborne men did when they and the Philippine scouts rescued about 2,000 men, women and children […]

Randall, Bob

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9 January 2019 This bio of Bob Randall  USMC Serial number 812472 was filmed and written in February 2012 in Zephyrhills Florida.   Bob Randall was born in 1925.  He enlisted in August 1943 he was in both the 2nd  Marine Div.   At Siapan and the 5th Div. At Iwo Jima. Bob tried to get […]

Peck, Leslie

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  Leslie was born 1924 passed away in 2016 Bio of Leslie Peck written by Larry Martin,  22-Dec.-2018   Interview of Leslie Peck 1924- 2016 was filmed on Nov. 8 2011   Leslie Peck enlisted in the U S Navy on Dec. 15 1941 (just one week after the Pearl Harbor attack).  Leslie was stationed […]