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. Joe Foley will relate his experiences as an Army doctor on the landing
beaches from Sicily to Normandy. He also has some comments about General
FEBRUARY MEETING SUMMARY
Dr. John Liambeis spoke about his experiences with the Greek Partisans during WWII. He met with a number of their leaders and with several of the British agents attached to the Partisans. One of there operations was the destruction of bridges on the roads used by the Germans to supply the Africa Corps. Spiros (Sam) Pappas also spoke. He was attached to a different Partisan group but his experiences were similar to those of Dr. Liambeis. Neither were involved with the civil war in Greece that followed after WWII. Our attendance was 91
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. He is also looking for anyone who is knowledgeable about the proposed invasion of Japan or the intelligence service.
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. At our
next meetings Larry Heller will be taking pictures of our past and present speakers for
posting on the Web Site.
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
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OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – BRING A GUEST -- DUES ONLY $10.00 PER YEAR
April 28 : John Sudyk ;”The Field Artillery from Normandy to Czechoslovakia”
May 26 : The air war over Jugoslavia
June 22 : Action in Italy
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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If you are a new applicant , please complete the following:
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World War II – Korean War Roundtable
777 W. Market Street
Akron, OH, 44303