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November 15, 2017
by: jtracy
Lt. Colonel Roger Phillips of Orlando served as United States Navy Executive Officer on the USS Tom Green County Landing Ship during the Vietnam War and sent a request for Gabriel's Sub Shop sandwiches back home. Paul Gabriel responded by arranging...
November 15, 2017
by: jtracy
SANDWICHES ARRIVED 12 NOON FRI 03 MAY VIA HELO FROM SAIGON. CONDITION EXCELLENT AND FLAVOR SUPERB AS USUAL. WARDROOM JOINS ME IN EXPRESSING MANY MANY THANKS. ALL NOW ARE VOWING TO REQUEST NTC ORLANDO FOR NEXT DUTY STATION.... Listen as Kevin...
November 14, 2017
by: jtracy
22 March 68 Dong Tam, Vietnam Dear Paul and Doris: I thought you might be interested in to see a picture of my ship, the Landing Ship Tom Green County. At the time it was taken, I had the Conn and as you can see, had dropped the stern anchor and was...
October 27, 2017
by: jtracy
We just loved growing up there. There were lakes and trees to climb. And my grandmother had a huge property that was like four lots... the lake was fabulous and we had a big wooden dock down there. And that's all we did was swim and canoe. She had a...
October 23, 2017
by: wfrench
Visitors to central Florida in 1970s and 1980s could enjoy this circus showcase. This wonderful but short lived theme park that was located at the intersection of the interstate highway with U. S. Highway 27 in Haines City, FL. Circus World opened...
October 23, 2017
by: wfrench
Traveling west out of Orlando on I-4, drivers in the late 1970s / early 1980s saw this billboard advertising what was a wonderful but short lived theme park that was located at the intersection of the Interstate with U. S. Highway 27 in Haines City...
October 13, 2017
by: jtracy
I always checked their temperature and everything, but I could see right away he wasn't sick. So I said to him, "You know our soldiers they have to go to war and do things they don't want to do and they have to be brave and they fight for our...
October 2, 2017
by: jtracy
So they would meet and Paula was basically the leader and they all felt the same way and so they recruited. Paula wasn't recruited as a city councilman or mayor, but she was the pusher, the doer. They would meet in our house and they filed for...
September 8, 2017
by: jtracy
October 22, 1952 postcard sent to Mr. and Mrs. Worley in Corbin, Kentucky. VIEW. See enscription, VIEW. Printed identification: Orange News Co., Orlando, Fla. Genuine Curtreich-Chicago "C.T. Art Colortone". Postcard donated by Bev Harber of Ft....
September 8, 2017
by: jtracy
October 22, 1952 postcard sent to Mr. and Mrs. Worley in Corbin, Kentucky. VIEW. See enscription, VIEW. Printed identification: Orange News Co., Orlando, Fla. Genuine Curtreich-Chicago "C.T. Art Colortone".       Postcard donated by Bev Harber of Ft...