About This Site
Timeline of Service
Letters by Year
Letters by Recipient
Shows He Saw
Medals and Dogtags
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Slaymaker - Zink Wedding
The obituary of Wesley K. Slaymaker, Grandpa's Grandpa
News of W.K. Slaymaker's (Grandpa's Grandpa) passing
On Bronze Star
"Joyful Restraint" - Atkinson Graphic, August 17, 1945. Just the top eighth of the front page, announcing end of war.
War Bond advertisement from the Graphic
Another War Bond ad.
A type of advertisement that we don't often see anymore.
Grandpa wounded...is this from World-Herald?
Grandpa Receives Purple Heart
Regarding wedding dance for Laurence and Mary
From the Stuart paper...Grandpa makes sergeant.
Story on New Machine Gun Technology
Announcing Lloyd Barnes' funeral
Laurence returns home
Detailed map of the N. Solomons area
Poetry from Mel Hickerson, Avis's future husband
On Grandpa returning home
Regarding the practice blackouts
Regarding Virginia's new going concern
Ad by Virginia. Love the phone number.
On Jean and Glenn's marriage
On Farewell Party
General Ben Lear of Yoo-Hoo fame, among early clips so probably from 1942
Virginia gets operating license