SPEAKER: February 26: Ernie Phillips, Marine Corps, was an orderly for Adm Spruance on the heavy cruiser USS Northampton
JANUARY MEETING SUMMARY: James
battleship USS West Virginia at
Jima and aboard a heavy cruiser
at the battle off
battles. There was chaos on the afternoon of Sunday, December 7 and in the next 2 days
before things were straightened out. The crews did not anticipate the attack on December 7. He
was in his whites ready to go on
liberty when the first torpedo hit the
Attendance was an100
Telephone Committee. A telephone Committee was formed to remind our members of
the upcoming meetings. You should get your call about a week before each
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DUES: Dues for September ’08 to August ’09 remain at $15 Please send them toDan Demko at 1627 S.
Cleveland Massillon Rd..
2008 THEME: “Bring Two Veterans”. Personally bring 2 veterans and their families with you to our meetings.
History Project) Report. Do you want to tape your wartime
experiences? Contact Jerri Donohue (440 546 1207) to make arrangements. If you
know of any veteran reunions in
NEED A RIDE? If you are unable to drive to our meetings call Ed Hoyle (330) 322 3986
SPEAKERS FOR 2009: Mrs Jerri Donohue is our new official “speakers” recruiter. Call Jerri at 440 546 1207 to volunteer yourself or to recommend others.
March 26, 2009 : Mrs Betty Gold, a holocaust survivor in Eastern Poland.
April 23, 2009: Dieter Huth “WWII as seen through the eyes of a child”
of the Bulge. As a Jewish POW he was given special treatment by the Germans
VIDEO TAPES: The current catalog of video tapes of past meetings is now posted on our
web site. You can rent one with a refundable $10 deposit or buy one for $10. If you want
to rent or buy a tape call Dick Sutherland (330 666 4237) and he will have the tape for
you at our next meeting.