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World War II Prairie Memories Episode 3

World War II shaped the lives and characters of a entire generation in a way that no other event has done. Produced in high-definition using archival footage from the National Archives,  WWII Prairie Memories is an important collection of veteran voices, a precious piece of history, that communicates the personal challenges and spiritual experiences that defined this generation of heroes. WWII Prairie Memories Episode Three includes these veteran’s stories:

• John (Bud) Beston, Navy, Parshall, ND
• Marcella Korda, Army Nurse Corp, Pelican Rapids, MN
• Leonard Jorgenson, Royal Canadian Air Force, Winnipeg, MB
• James Fritz, Navy, Belfield, ND
• Earl Roesler, Army, Leonard, ND
• RoyEmpson, Royal Canadian Air Force, Emerson, MB
• Bernard Wagner, Army, Valley City, ND
• Aubrey Thomas, Moorhead, MN
• Lyle Bjone, Marine Paratrooper-Rigger, Kathryn, ND
• Elmer Rempel, Army, Morris, MB
• David Boisjolie, US Navy, Fargo, ND
• Sam Sadler, Army, Emerson, MB
• Richard Severson, US Navy, Fargo, ND
• Donovan Witham, , West Fargo, ND
• Wayne Rowe, US Army, Grand Forks, ND
• John Schulstad, US Navy, Barnesville, MN
• Henry LaBore, US Airforce, Fargo, ND
• John Abel, US Navy, Hitterdal, MN
• Loren Olsen, Army Infantry , Ada, MN
• LeRoy Quernemoen, USArmy, Fergus Falls, MN

$29.95 by calling 1-800-359-6900. This DVD includes three 30-minute documentary tributes originally aired on Prairie Public on Memorial Day and Veterans Day.


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