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Remembering Mario Mesa
This week in Orlando, WWII Veteran Mario John Mesa, Jr. passed away on August 14, 2011. A Florida native born in Key West and raised along the Florida shore,  Mesa embodied the values of the greatest generation. Mesa landed at Normandy on D- ... Read more
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WWII Veteran Mario J. Mesa, Jr.
Listen to this interview with World War II Veteran Mario Mesa, Jr. with his wife Glenette and daughter, Laurie, at their home in Orlando, FL, August 28th, 2010. [audio mp3="http://orlandomemory.info/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/Mesa_Family.aup_edit._comp ... Read more
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Letter from James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, to Cecil Rice, WWII Veteran
May 11, 1946 letter from James Forrestal, The Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D.C. to World War II Veteran Cecil Rice thanking him for serving our Nation at a time of crisis. Originally from Asheville, North Carolina, Cecil Rice came to Orlando in 1 ... Read more
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WWII Veteran Cecil N. Rice
Listen to the interview with World War II Veteran Cecil Rice at Delaney Street Baptist Church in Orlando, FL, August 15th, 2010. Veteran Rice served as a Pharmacy Mate in the United States Navy and on the H.M.A.S., His Majesty's Australian Ship, Warramung ... Read more