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WW II Veteran Celebrates His 90th

Through the eyes of a WW II Veteran...

As a young man Warren served the military as a medic during the WW II.

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"SEE THE INTERVIEW AT THE END OF THE PAGE"

How did the WW II Started?

There are many versions of this. Accordng to History net: "The two dates most often mentioned as "the beginning of World War II" are July 7, 1937, when the "Marco Polo Bridge Incident" led to a prolonged war between Japan and China, and September 1, 1939, when Germany invaded Poland, which led Britain and France to declare war on Hitler’s Nazi state in retaliation. From the invasion of Poland until the war ended with Japan’s surrender in August 1945, multiple nations were at war with each other, some fighting for the ultimately victorious Allies, some for the Axis."

Bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki:

The Atomic bomb was dropped on Monday August 6th, 1945 at 8.15 a.m. The death toll of this destructive act amounted to 210,000. 

Warren Holmes had served WW II and experienced it's destruction first hand. He was stationed at Japan the time and served under General Douglas MacArthur.

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Warren and his friend at the destruction site.

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What is D-Day? 

 The day of the invasion, is called D-Day.

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Warren the young man with his sister

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Warren & his bride Lavern on their wedding day.

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Warren's 90th B'Day was celebrated on October 4th 2015. Warren and his lovely wife. Warren's actual B'Day was celebrated on October 6th. 

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Interview with Warren. 

 

We wish Warren and his wife many more years of marriage bliss and good health. Thank you for sharing your experience and memorabilia with us. 

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