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Military Service WWII Leslie G. Gruber

  Leslie told a story of having to drive a jeep around the German countryside alone, which was a frightening experience. Leslie’s military records were most likely destroyed in a 1973 fire at the National Personnel Records Center in St … Continue reading

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Major Leslie G. Gruber, sketch by James O. Burnley

SNAFU, by me; I jumped to a conclusion about Leslie’s unit! Correction coming coming soon courtesy of seven surviving members of the 1142nd. I’m going have to retract my conclusion the Leslie Gruber (and these officers [Harrison, Fry, Brady and … Continue reading

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Xmas break at Club Ozark

Little Rock, Arkansas was ground zero for the Block family in the 1950s as all the children of Joseph & Fay Block (Raymond, Samuel, Emma, Lewis and Grace) lived there. During Christmas break, the great grandchildren, the Block family Baby … Continue reading

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Gruber’s from Romania & Cohen’s from Russia

This header image contains Leslie Gruber (1923-1977) and his father, Paul F. Gruber 1897-1958). Louis Gruber married unknown Herman Gruber married Anna Paul Frederick Gruber (1897-1958) married Sarah Cohen (1899-?) Leslie Gilbert Gruber (1921-1977) married still living spouse Herriett C … Continue reading

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Gruber

See 3 generations of Grubers & Cohen’s Paul Frederick Gruber (1897-1958) [picture of Paul] and Sarah Cohen (1899-?-) [picture of Sarah] had two children, Leslie Gilbert Gruber (1921-1977) and Harriett C Gruber (1924-?). Sarah’s parents were Jacob Cohen (1879-?) [picture … Continue reading

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Stories

1) Lynton L. Scharff was married to Jessie Grace Block and they had two children; they divorced. After my grandfather John Bloom died in the 1935, my grandmother Emma Marie Block, married Lynton L. “Pappy” Scharff in 1938 on 15 … Continue reading

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