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May 26, 2005 THURSDAY, 6:45 P.M.  

Fairlawn Kiwanis Community Center

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

across from City Hall and the Fire Station


TOPIC: Bombers over Yugoslavia. There will be 4 speakers; Jack Hager, Tony

Patrino, Clair Alexander and George Towner



      John Sudyk was in a 155mm howitzer group attached to corps. His unit landed on the beach at Normandy and was in Czechoslovakia at the end of the war. At one point they were the front line and surrounded by the Germans.  Our attendance was 95.


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. We

    have  about 50 biographies to date.  At this and future meetings Larry Heller will be

    taking pictures of our past and present speakers for posting on the Web Site. Our

    membership list is now on the website.



    As an addition to our usual “show and tell” Dean Smith will arrange for a few

    members (up to 3) at each meeting to give a short (3 minute) resume of their

    experiences in the military. At our April meeting the following men gave their resume:

           Bob Spannbaur – Air Force

           Herb Clark – Navy

           Ansel Tinker -- Army



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                   




June 22 :  Action in Italy

August 25: The Battle of Midway


 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:


Service Branch_________________    WWII_____    Korea_____   Other____________




World War II – Korean War Roundtable

  777 W. Market Street

   Akron, OH, 44303