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April 26, 2006, THURSDAY, 6:45 P.M.   (The 4th Thursday)

Fairlawn Kiwanis Community Center

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

across from City Hall and the Fire Station


APRIL  TOPIC: “Arn’s War”, Edward Arn, a highly decorated captain with the 30th Infantry Division (Old Hickory) in Europe was to have been interviewed by Dr. Jerome Muskat. Sadly Mr. Arn died on March 25. Dr. Muskat who co-authored the book “Arn’s War” has kindly volunteered to give this presentation in honor of Mr. Arn


NARCH MEETING SUMMARY: Herbert Clark  shared his experiences on destroyer duty in the south pacific and the Leyte Gulf invasion. His account of the kamikaze strike on his ship, resulting in severe burns to him, was vivid and harrowing.

   Taylor Kovalycsik, a student of Dave Hall, read the biography he prepared of his grandfather, George Kovalycsik who served in World War II. The attendance was 132.


SPEAKERS FOR 2006:  Tom Adams is looking for speakers on the part that women

     played in WWII or Korea. Tom is our official “speakers” recruiter. Call Tom at

     330 668 3672 to volunteer yourself or to recommend others.


SPECIAL THANKYOU to Larry Heller and George Meidinger for preparing and mailing a very professional Roundtable meeting announcement to area veterans organizations.


OFFICERS and TRUSTEES  are asked to meet briefly after our April meeting.


“LIVING HISTORY FOR OUR KIDS– Bring your kids and friends to our meetings

      to share these fascinating programs.


                                                FUTURE SPEAKERS

May 25, 2006: Jim Mesko: U.S. armor camouflage and markings in WWII

June 28, 2006: The Okinawan Campaign – Jerry Montgomery the US Army view

                                                                       -- Richard Fox the US Navy View


President            1st Vice President        2nd Vice President      Secretary             Treasurer

C. Dave Post                Dr. Thomas Adams         Larry Heller          Dean Smith       Daniel Demko

330 668 2447              330 668 3672           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                          

WEB SITE: Dave Hall has set up our Web Site at    http://www.wwiirt.com




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____________


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World War II – Korean War Roundtable

777 W. Market Street

Akron, OH, 44303