Honor & Sacrifice: WSIU Remembers World War II

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The World War II experiences of area veterans.

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Illinois Ordnance Plant
26:56 — The Illinois Ordnance Plant or 'Ordill' as it became known, employed upwards of 10,000 workers at the height of the war. Today, many of the buildings (more…)
Tom Engram and Lawrence Breeze
27:58 — Tom Engram recalls his experiences as a B-24 heavy bomber pilot in in the Pacific Theater of WWII. Engram describes how his crew narrowly escaped disa (more…)
USS Aaron Ward and LST 325
26:48 — The USS Aaron Ward suffered six hits by Japanese Kamikaze planes while serving as a radar outpost during the invasion of Okinawa. Fireman Second Class (more…)
Ramseys, LST 325, Lloyd McDaniel, Bart Trescott
28:28 — Juanita Ramsey feared the worst when her husband Walt had been shot down over Yugoslavia, a telegram informed her that Walt had returned to duty. Lear (more…)

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