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"Lois" by Lyle Shaffer
ABOVE: WWII Veteran Lyle Shaffer at the Orlando VA Medical Center in Orlando, FL, May 26, 2010. Read "Lois" an original story by WWII Veteran Lyle Shaffer resident at the Orlando VA Medical Center and participant in the Hospitalized Veterans Writing Proj ... Read more
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WWII Veteran Jacob Miller Interview
WWII Veteran Jacob Miller speaks with Orlando Memory at the Orlando VA Medical Center on May 26th, 2010. Veteran Miller served in the U.S. Army in WWII, the Korean War and twice in the Vietnam War.  His military service as Master Sergeant included ... Read more
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WWII Veteran Liston "Alex" Coomer Interview
Interview with WWII and Korean War Veteran Liston "Alex" Coomer at VFW 2093 in Orlando, FL, June 25th, 2010. Veteran Coomer flew with Captain Chuck Yeager, worked as a flight engineer on B-29's, B-50's, B-36's, C-124's, earned his million mile certificat ... Read more
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"The Snow Man" by Lyle Shaffer
ABOVE: WWII Veteran Lyle Shaffer at the Orlando VA Medical Center in Orlando, FL, May 26, 2010. Read "The Snow Man" an original story by WWII Veteran Lyle Shaffer resident at the Orlando VA Medical Center and participant in the Hospitalized Veterans Wr ... Read more
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WWII Veteran Jerry Kinsley and daughter Patricia
Photo of WWII Veteran Jerry Kinsley with daughter, Patricia, in Orlando, Florida. They are standing in front of a Buick he bought from a dealer on Oakridge Road. It was wartime so cars were not in production, but the government released two Buicks to a ... Read more
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WWII Veteran William R. Meisel Interview
WWII and Korean War Veteran William R. Meisel at VFW Post 10147 in Apopka, FL, May 19th, 2010. Veteran Meisel served in seven major battles throughout the Pacific. He worked as an explosive building supervisor, a Boatsman's Mate in the U.S. Navy, an oc ... Read more
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WWII Veteran Ortenzio A. Vecchio Interview
WWII Veteran Ortenzio A. Vecchio at VFW Post 10147 in Apopka, FL, May 19th 2010. LISTEN (9:33) [audio mp3="http://orlandomemory.info/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/ortenzio_vecchio.mp3"][/audio]   Veteran Vecchio served with in the Army with ... Read more
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WWII Veteran Gerry Hosford Interview
WWII Veteran Gerry Hosford at Delaney Street Baptist Church in Orlando, FL, May 30, 2010, Memorial Day weekend. LISTEN (14:00)   [audio mp3="http://orlandomemory.info/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/gerry_hosford.mp3"][/audio]   Veteran Hosf ... Read more
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WWII Veteran James Ferguson Interview
World War II Veteran James Ferguson oral history interview at VFW Post 10147 in Apopka FL, May 19th, 2010. LISTEN (12:49) [audio mp3="http://orlandomemory.info/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/james_ferguson.mp3"][/audio]   Veteran Ferguson joi ... Read more
Events
VETERANS DAY 2010
ABOVE: Photograph of WWII Veteran Audrey Tracy. Orange County Library System salutes the Central Florida Veterans who served our country! Hear firsthand accounts of their service in World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and other military service ... Read more
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"Old Baldy Hill" by Louis Toth
A firsthand account from the Korean War as written by TSGT Louis Toth, US Army Paratrooper. Nationally recognized for his award winning stories, Veteran Toth resides at the Orlando VA Community Living Center and participated in the Hospitalized Veterans W ... Read more
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"A Request" by Lou Toth
WWII Veteran and German Prisoner of War Lou Toth's original story of military life. Veteran Toth, TSGT Louis Toth, U.S. Army Paratrooper, served in WWII, the Korean War, and retired as a Master Sergeant from the United States Army. During WWII he landed o ... Read more