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September 22, 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


SEPTEMBER TOPIC: Aaron Fox, “The Marines at IWO JIMA”


AUGUST  MEETING SUMMARY:.Gordon Simon recounted the major Pacific air and sea battles from Pearl Harbor to the decisive “ Miracle at Midway” battle. Aircraft of Japan and the United States were examined in detail. Some of ours were badly outmoded.

Epilogue: Professor Vye gave his impressions of his visit to Midway 50 years later. It is now a wildlife sanctuary.

. Our attendance was 87


SPEAKERS FOR 2005 and 2006:  Dean Smith is looking for anyone who is    knowledgeable about the battle for Okinawa.





October 27: Col “Speed” Wilson, a marine pilot in both WWII and Korea.

November 17 (the THIRD Thursday): Glenn Smith, B-24 navigator shot down over    Germany.


“HEADS UP”; All of our meetings are  “LIVING HISTORY FOR OUR KIDS

Bring your children and grandchildren and introduce them to WWII and the

Korean War by veterans who were there.



President            1st Vice President     2nd Vice President      Secretary    Treasurer                                                                                                         Dave Post             Tom Adams             Larry Heller           Dean Smith       Daniel Demko      330 668 2447      330 668 3692           330 633 7737            330 762 8885      330 666 2502


TRUSTEES: David Finch         330 650 0571              term ending August ‘06

Dan Peabody               330 928 0406              term ending August ‘07

Jerri Donohue   440 546 1207              term ending August ‘08

John Scherba                330 336 2938              term ending August ‘09



World War II – Korean War Roundtable

777 W. Market Street

Akron, OH, 44303