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Seventy-Five Years Ago

Thursday, June 1, 1944 Our Army and Navy Boys Lieutenant Richard H. Currence, of the Navy, is home this week on leave for a few days. He saw his fine new daughter for the first time. Pvt....

Seventy-Five Years Ago

Thursday, May 25, 1944 Our Army and Navy Boys Word has come of the death of Gay Fertig, of the United States Army, by drowning in action in the South Pacific Area. He was a son...

Seventy-Five Years Ago

Thursday, May 18, 1944 Our Army and Navy Boys Army Headquarters, European Theatre – Among the West Virginia Airborne Troops ready for assault on Hitler’s Europe are the following from Pocahontas County, West Virginia; Corporal Chad...

Seventy-Five Years Ago

Thursday, May 11, 1944 PRAYER ON INVASION DAY Both the Methodist and Presbyterian Churches of Hillsboro, invite and urge you to join with us in earnest prayer on the day when the Allied Forces shall begin...

Seventy-Five Years Ago

Thursday, May 4, 1944 Our Army and Navy Boys Word has been received by Clyde Beverage that his brother, P.F.C. Wilbur Beverage was wounded in action in New Guinea sometime ago, but is now in combat...

Seventy-Five Years Ago

Thursday, April 27, 1944 Some Recollections Last summer near the end of July, we were crossing Cheat Mountain by way of old Cheat Bridge, and stopped to see our venerable friend, Harvey F. Cromer. We told...

Seventy-Five Years Ago

Thursday, April 20, 1944 Our Army and Navy Boys Staff Sgt. Henry Rife has been missing in action in the European Theatre of war since March 4th, according to the message received by his sister, Mrs....

Seventy-Five Years Ago

Thursday, April 13, 1944 Our Army and Navy Boys These men are receiving initial naval indoctrination at the United States Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois: Lacy P. Kershner, 20, Beard; George W. Duncan, 19, Buckeye;...

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