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                                           WORLD WAR II – KOREAN WAR ROUNDTABLE MEETING

                                            February 22, 2007, 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


                    FEBRUARY  MEETING: S. Joseph Krause, PhD, 4th Infantry (Ivy Division):

                                                                  “A Foot Soldier’s Life”


           JANUARY  MEETING SUMMARY:.  Ernest Port, B26 radio operator/gunner and Jack

                     Welsh, B24 navigator shared their experiences in bombing Europe during WWII.


           New Features : 1. Dean Smith’s “War History Quiz”

                                    2. “Veteran Spotlight”


            BOOK SALE: The Roundtable received 10 boxes of books dealing with WWII and Korea from the

                estate of Alan Smith. They are on sale (price range $ 1-10) with the proceeds going to the

                Roundtable. Currently they are being housed in the office of Dean Smith. For the present

                he will bring a different box to each of our next meetings.


           Our 2007 theme is “Bring a Veteran”. Personally bring a veteran and his or her family with

                         you to our meetings


           DUES for the period September 1, 2006 to August 31, 2007 ($10) are due. Current

                          paid membership is now 203.


            VHP (Veterans History Project) Report: In 2006 the Roundtable sent 27 interviews or

                memoirs to the Library of Congress for the VHP. The figures break down as follows:

               12 Army including 1 WWI veteran, 11 Air Force/Air Corps, 3 Navy and 1 Marine. Five

                of the 27 were Roundtable members. We are in desperate need of more Roundtable

                volunteers to interview veterans. If you can only do one or two it would help.

                Please bring interviews or memoirs to our meetings. The Roundtable will pay for their

                shipment to Washington, DC. Thanks a million to the Roundtable members who have

                participated so far.

            SPEAKERS FOR 2006: Dr. Thomas Adams is our official “speakers” recruiter. Call Tom 

                                                     at 330 668 3672 to volunteer yourself or to recommend others.

            Future Speakers:

                March 25, 2007: Paul Swanson, P51 pilot in WWII was shot down over Yugoslavia and

                                              returned to his base in Italy 5 days later

                April 26, 2007: Richard Danielson, US Marine Corps served in WWII. He returned to active

                                              duty in Korea including the infamous Chosen Resevoir campaign.

             ROUNDTABLE OFFICERS           

                 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


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





                           Dues for September 2006 to August 2007



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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World War II – Korean War Roundtable

  777 W. Market Street

   Akron, OH, 44303