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World War II – Korean War Roundtable


World War II – Korean War Roundtable


Fairlawn Kiwanis Community Center - 3486 S. Smith Rd (off Market St.)

    Fairlawn, OH 44333 - (across from City Hall and the Fire Station)

  August 27, 2009, THURSDAY, 6:45 P.M.   (The 4th Thursday)


 SPEAKER:  Dr. Joe Foley , US Navy Medical Corps: Invasions of Sicily and

        Normandy (Utah Beach)


July Meeting Summary::Ronald Rosser was awarded the Medal of Honor for his gallantry during the Korean War. He was the surviving member of a 35 man attack on a trench held by the Chinese and he cleared the trench. He never thought of himself as anyone special but only as a soldier doing a soldiers job.

Attendance was 145.  The following give additional information on Rosser’s career:

               "Medal of Honor," PBS documentary on DVD

               Korean War Heroes, book by Edward Murphy

               Deadliest Men: The World's Deadliest Combatants

                  Throughout the Ages, book by Paul Kirchner.

E-MAIL ADDRESSES: If you have an E-Mail address and wish to receive the meeting notices via E-Mail please contact Dean Smith (330 835 9895) or Ed Bollinger (330 836 6272 If you change your E-mail address  contact Ed.

DUES: Dues for July ’09 to August 2010 are $15  Please send them to Dan Demko at 1627 S. Cleveland Massillon Rd.. Copley, OH 44321

SPEAKERS FOR 2009: Mrs Jerri Donohue is our official  “speakers” recruiter. Call Jerri at 440 546 1207 to volunteer yourself or to recommend others.        


     September 24, 2009: Jerry Kennard, airman shot down over Italy, captured and hospitalized. Later escaped and was helped by the partisans until his recapture.

DUES: Dues for July ’09 to August 2010 are $15 


        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:


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