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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)


:                June 25, 2009, THURSDAY, 6:45 P.M.   (The 4th Thursday)


 SPEAKER:  Stan Wolczyk; War in the Aleutians and the fight for Attu


 May Meeting Summary:: Sydney “Skip” Friedman was a replacement in the 106th infantry division which replaced the 2nd division in the Ardennes 2 weeks before the battle of the bulge. His unit was overrun and he was captured. He was liberated from a POW camp in April ’45. He made 4 recommendations for more information about WWII :

1.    PBS DVD entitled “Berga ;Soldiers of a Different War”

2.    book by Roger Cohen entitled “Soldiers and Slaves; American POWs”

3.    book by Richard Evans entitled “ The Third Reich at War”

4.    book by Stanley Weintraub entitled “15 Stars: Eisenhower, MacArthur, Marshall.

Attendance was 89


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DUES: Dues for September ’08 to August ’09 remain at $15  Please send them to Dan Demko at 1627 S. Cleveland Massillon Rd.. Copley, OH 44321


2008 THEME: “Bring Two Veterans”. Personally bring 2 veterans and their families with you to our meetings.


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 official  “speakers” recruiter. Call Jerri at 440 546 1207 to volunteer yourself or to recommend others.        


     July 23, 2009 : Ronald Rosser, Congressional Medal of Honor, Korean War.

     August 27, 2009 : Dr. Joe Foley , US Navy Medical Corps: Invasions of Sicily and

        Normandy (Utah Beach)

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