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January 27, 2005 THURSDAY, 6:45 P.M.    Our usual 4th Thursday.

                                           Fairlawn Kiwanis Community Center

                             3486 S. Smith Rd (off Market St.) Fairlawn, OH 44333

                                        across from City Hall and the Fire Station


TOPIC :  The Battle of Leyte Gulf, the biggest naval battle in history, will be recounted by Joe Huber.



     Helen Luck talked about her experience as a young refugee during the bombing of Dresden. Dean Smith provided the background to her story with a review of the current book on the bombing written by Frederick Taylor entitled “Dresden”. We had 92 members in attendence.


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 Aug’05). So far 176 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 biographies to put on the site.


  ROUNDTABLE OFFICERS                       

   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                   


                                                FUTURE  SPEAKERS


February 24 : Dr. John Liambeis. A Greek Resistance partisan

March 24 : Dr. Joe Foley will relate his experiences 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.




ADDRESS:_____________________________________  _________________  ______

                                       Street                                                           City                     Zip

TELEPHONE NO. _____________________   E-MAIL_________________________

     If you are a new applicant , please complete the following:


Service Branch_________________    WWII_____    Korea_____   Other____________



World War II – Korean War Roundtable

  777 W. Market Street

   Akron, OH, 44303