Posts Tagged With: WWII

Military Monday – We Will Never Forget

A few weeks ago I returned from a life changing trip to Europe. I was given the opportunity to see so many of the places about which I had researched and written. I also met many people who I had only known through Facebook and email. The most important days though, were 1 May and […]

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Military Monday – Fred Goempel’s Story Part 2

Guest post by Barbara Geisler. The IDPF had stated that Fred was unknown to his platoon, but I was able to find a man who remembered Fred quite well. They had attended basic training together, and he could pinpoint what happened just up to that fateful day. This man had been injured during the crossing. […]

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Military Monday – Fred Goempel’s Story Part 1

Guest post by Barbara Geisler. Many years ago, my mother-in-law was reminiscing about her eldest brother, Fred, who went off to war in early January 1945, when she was twelve years old. In February, the family received word that Fred had been listed as missing in action in Germany. They held out hope that he […]

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