Spartanburg County in World War II
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BeschreibungSpartanburg County gave generously and selflessly to World War II. Local men and women participated in almost every significant engagement, in almost every imaginable capacity, and in every branch of service. Distinguishing themselves with bravery, dignity, and loyalty, county veterans received every commendation, including the Medal of Honor. At Pearl Harbor, Carpenter's Mate Wayne Alman Lewis and Seaman Vernon Russell White died on the USS Arizona and Fire Controlman First Class Hubert Paul Clement died on the USS Oklahoma. Such sacrifices continued from December 7, 1941, through 1945. At home, window banners displayed blue stars for each person who served in the military. Many of the stories of these heroes from Spartanburg County have never before been told.
Untertitel: 'Images of America (Arcadia Pub'. Collectors Ed/. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: ARCADIA PUB (SC)
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2004
Seitenanzahl: 128 Seiten