Forgiven Tears

By Troy Burgess

I was born in McCurtain County, Oklahoma, in 1924. When my father's cotton farm went bust in 1937, he mov...

I'm a World War II Veteran who served this country in a time when economic despair and patriotism was changing. It was a challenge to...

 

In November 1944, when still with C Company, of 398th Infantry Regiment. I’d hit the ground because of shelling by 88-millimeter arti...

It was a warm, summer day in the California Central Valley in July 1942. Jess and his buddy were bored with their summer vacation, so...

The nation was in shock and chafing for revenge after the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Morale was at an...

As the Japanese advanced their invasion from Corregidor, Bataan was next, falling to the Japanese on April 9th, 1942. The Bataan Death...

It was December 7, 1941 when the air attack at Pearl Harbor by the Japanese, the United States was at war. The enlistment draft starte...

I was born Hubert B. Harmon on August 31, 1922 in Branch County, Michigan. My parents, Henry and Pearl, sent me to St. Charles School...

One of the fond memories I have as a child was going to the Los Angeles County Fair. I was fascinated with the different produce and f...

I was born in Tulare, California, on November 5, 1921 to Charles H. and Bertha McKinney. My dad, a carpenter, and my mom, a homemaker,...

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The Clovis Veterans Memorial District is dedicated to serving our veterans and our community, and has been since 1946. We're proud to honor all members of the armed forces, including those who have served in combat positions. These stories of our veterans are just one of the many ways we can preserve their memories and honor our veterans.

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