MEETING OF THE WORLD WAR II KOREAN WAR ROUNDTABLE
3486 S. Smith Rd (off Market St.) Fairlawn, OH 44333
across from City Hall and the Fire Station
TOPIC: Dr. John Liambeis will talk about his experiences with the Greek partisans. There will be a special appearance by Spiros (Sam) Pappas who was an OSS agent with the partisans.
OCTOBER MEETING SUMMARY
Joe Huber presented a talk with slides about the Battle of Leyte Gulf. This battle involved more ships, more men and extended over more area than any other naval battle in history. During the battle the US lost 6 ships but the Japanese lost over 20 ships. These losses effectively ended the threat from the Japanese navy. Our attendance was 84.
SPEAKERS FOR 2005: Do you know of anyone who served in North Africa, Sicily or Italy during WWII? If you do, please call Dean Smith.
DUES ARE DUE for the next year (Sept 04 to Aug05). So far 193 members have renewed their membership.
WEB SITE: Dave Hall has set up a Web Site for the Roundtable . It can be reached at
http://www.wwiirt.com . Dave is looking for your biography to put on the site.
SPEAKER for AKRON ROTC. Is anyone willing to give a talk to the AKRON ROTC about their experiences with leadership in combat.? If so contact Jackie Wren at 330 972 5027.
EXECUTIVE MEETING ACTIONS: The executive board made the following decisions:
We would provide copies of all both our past and future talks to the University of Akron archives.
We would provide a copy of the talk to the speaker (both past and future).
We will give at least $200 to the Fairlawn Recreation Department for providing us a meeting room this year.
President 1st Vice President 2nd Vice President Secretary Treasurer
Ed Bollinger Dave Post John Scherba Dean Smith Daniel Demko
330 836 6272 330 668 2447 330 336 2938 330 762 8885 330 666 2502
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC BRING A GUEST -- DUES ONLY $10.00 PER YEAR
March 24 : Dr. Joe Foley will relate his experiences as an Army doctor and with General George Patton
DUES $ 10.00 to August 2005
Please complete the following and return the form with your payment to Dan Demko,
Treasurer, 1627 S. Cleveland Massillon Rd., Copley, OH 44321. Checks should be
payable to the World War II Korean War Roundtable.
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World War II Korean War Roundtable
777 W. Market Street
Akron, OH, 44303