Stories tagged "Africa": 3
“Englewood is a town that I used to describe as 50% Black, 50% white, and half of the whites were Jewish. That's how you can describe my high school. I had friends who were African American, half the school was African American, so I feel like I…
"In WWII, my father’s two brothers, Henry and John B, also served in the Army. My mother’s three brothers served in the Army, Navy, and the Marines. They were Perry Hugh, Elmer, and Emmet Joe who was in Iwo Jima."
Drafted into the Army
"My dad entered the war in President Roosevelt’s first peacetime military draft. The family appealed to the draft board because he was the breadwinner of a family he cared for since age ten, but he shipped out. Dan was gone for…