Monthly Archives: mei 2017

mei 2017

LOVE, WANDA

2019-01-28T23:48:03+01:00

This is one of many heart-wrenching stories I came across while writing my book, The Margraten Boys. The 392nd Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Wendling, Norfolk, from August 1943 until April 1945. The group was awarded one Distinguished Unit Citation for bombing an aircraft and components factory at Gotha on 24 February 1944, [...]

LOVE, WANDA2019-01-28T23:48:03+01:00

A CHILD’S WISH

2017-08-29T18:42:26+02:00

Judy’s father, Gordon Russ, was killed in the Battle of the Bulge on 8 January 1945 when she was just five years old. Gordon, a 30-year-old bartender from Minnesota, was a private in the 87th Infantry Division’s 346th Regiment. Some time ago, a journalist from the Twin Cities Pioneer Press who was researching Gordon’s story [...]

A CHILD’S WISH2017-08-29T18:42:26+02:00