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Memorial Day Remembrances: WWII Pilot Joseph S. Guernsey Recalls the Fine Orlando Men Who Gave Their Lives in WWII

Bob and Harold Johnson, Bill Terhune, Pep Ingram, T. K. Johnson, Jr. are some of the fine Orlando men who gave their lives for their country in WWII as remembered by WWII pilot Joseph S. Guernsey in  this audio  excerpt  from an oral history interview on May 21st, 2012.

Mr. Guernsey expresses his gratitude for life in Orlando and the United States… Those of us who got through four years of that war are blessed beyond statement almost. You can hardly describe. Especially those of us who grew up in this wonderful Orlando and Orange County. Central Florida to me is about the best place on earth. I look on it generally as a garden of Eden…

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Article on Lt. Joseph S. Guernsey home on leave from duty in the South Pacific during WWII, Orlando Sentinel, January 28, 1943. Lt. Joseph...
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Photo of Lt. Joseph S. Guernsey home on leave from duty in the South Pacific during WWII, Orlando Sentinel, January 28, 1943. Lt....
Joseph S. Guernsey
Orlando Evening Sentinel, October 31, 1949 article on the leadership qualities of Joseph S. Guernsey. Joseph S. Guernsey is the grandson of Orlando's...
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