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Dora, Annie, Ada & Essie Cooper

After the death of Simon Ghertner on 6 February 1945,  Dora Ghertner continued to live in the 1702 Ashwood house ; the house had coal heat. This was our residence when the Blizzard of ’51 struck (see blog post here), … 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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