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Volos Food Relief Effort: The Orlando Plan
ABOVE: A banquet for dignitaries collecting for Orlando's Relief Effort to Volos, Greece during 1946-1947. The banquet was held in the Marine Room of the Southland Restaurant at 13 N. Orange Avenue in Orlando. Mr. John P. Camichos, the restaurant owner ... Read more
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Oral History of Colonel William P. Hayman, Jr. DVM
My name is William P. Hayman, Jr. and I was born in Winter Haven, Florida, August 4, 1923. My father at this time was engaged in the fertilizer business, selling fertilizer to the citrus groves... Read the Oral history of Col. William P. Hayman, Jr. DV ... Read more
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Lecture: Memories of Kristallnacht: Last Glimpses of a Dying World
ABOVE: Holocaust Resource Educator Mitchell Bloomer presents "Memories of Kristallnacht: Last Glimpses of a Dying World" at the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Central Florida November 5, 2013 as part of the 75th Anniversary of Kristal ... Read more
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Aspects of War by Hardin Moore
ABOVE IMAGE: James Manley Milligan in this U.S. Army Air Corps uniform. This information is from an interview I had with my great uncle, Bill Milligan, the son of James Manly Milligan. James Manly Milligan, my great grandfather, was born in Georgia i ... Read more
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WWII Veteran Earl K. Wood, 397th Infantry, 100th Division
World War II Veteran Earl K. Wood, far left, with his fellow veterans at a reunion of the Canon Company 397th Infantry, 100th Division.  READ the Reunion Program. Individuals mentioned in the reunion program: Lt. Ross H. Bearup, Pfc. Robert E. Kirsch, ... Read more
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Earl K. Wood: 1916-2012
Photo of Earl Kenneth Wood,  "Woody" as he was known in the 397th Infantry, 100th Infantry Division where he served as Technical Sergeant during World War II. Play Video interview. Photo from video interview in September 2011 when Mr. Wood wa ... Read more
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Physicist Robert J. Bobber, Sr. Hero of Underwater Sound Lab
Robert Bobber was considered a hero locally and a scientific leader internationally. Bobber was invited to lecture at MIT and a NATO Advanced Study Institute, as well as teaching graduate courses at the University of Central Florida and the University ... Read more
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Memorial Day Remembrances: WWII Pilot Joseph S. Guernsey Recalls the Fine Orlando Men Who Gave Their Lives in WWII
ABOVE: 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 is pictured with his father Joseph W. Guernsey and his sister Miss Jean Guernsey. Mr. Guernsey s ... Read more
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Displacement Camp Photo of Holocaust Survivor Helen Greenspun
Photo of Holocaust survivor Helen Garfinkel at  the  Ainring, Germany Displacement  Camp where she lived  from 1946 to 1948. The  displaced  persons  camp  (DP Camp) was a former German Air Force base located  near Freilassing  ten miles from Hi ... Read more
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A Celebration of Jewish Life in Orlando
My son was born at Orange Memorial Hospital which it was called at that time. We had a circumcision in a downstairs room ...It was during Passover. And my sister in law baked a sponge cake and she placed powdered sugar over it and they served wine. And th ... Read more
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WWII Veteran Earl K. Wood
ABOVE: Earl K. Wood at 2012 oral history interview. Play Oral History Video. Earl K. Wood was assigned to the 100th Infantry Division, replacement forces in the Battle of the Bulge. He put in for the Army Air Force and made it. "Woody" served 5 years a ... Read more
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WWII Veteran Felix Monell
Known as the Bazooka Man by his platoon, Felix Monell spent days behind enemy lines stringing up wire for U.S. troop communications in Italy during WWII. He was awarded the bronze star with the oak leaf cluster for his service to our country in the 361st ... Read more