MEETING OF THE WORLD WAR II – KOREAN WAR ROUNDTABLE
S. Smith Rd (off Market St.)
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.
UP”; All of our meetings are “LIVING
HISTORY FOR OUR
Bring your children and grandchildren and introduce them to WWII and the
Korean War by veterans who were there.
1st Vice President
2nd Vice President
Dave Post Tom
Adams Larry Heller Dean Smith Daniel Demko 330 668 2447 330 668 3692 330 633 7737 330 762 8885
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