My Dad Served......

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My father was a member of the greatest generation. During World War 2 he served in Okinawa. He never really spoke about it until as a young teen I pressed. I wanted to know what he did in service. He told me he was a farmer: grew things. I believed him and told others, until someone elses parents laughed and told me that wasn't real. I was crushed and naive. 

When I asked again I learned my Father was a typist. Apparently shortly after he arrived a commander asked if anyone there could type and my Dad raised his hand. And so among other things, my Father was a typist. Good skills picked up can help anywhere.

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Carol Williams
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Everyone who served in WWII and all military conflicts should be proud of their service. Your Dad is no exception. He had a skill that probably not many had then. Everyone made a valuable contribution.  My Dad died when I was young but from what I hear he didn't want to talk about his experience either. I wish I knew more. 

Nov 11, 2019 12:58 PM #3
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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Sheila,

My father served in the French Army as an Intelligence officer for which he got a medal in recognition. I knew a few snippets of his work from my mother, but he did not talk about it.  A

Nov 11, 2019 01:03 PM #4
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Sheila Anderson
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Thank you so much Carol. My Dad is gone almost 40 years and I still miss him. I am sorry you didn't have more time with your Dad. TY      Sheila

Nov 11, 2019 01:16 PM #5
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Thanks very much Alexandra. I am sure you are very proud of your Dad as I am of mine.     Sheila

Nov 11, 2019 01:18 PM #6
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my grandfather was an Army photographer during WWII.  So you are right, a skill can assist.  My grandfather also only had one eye and had to fight to get into the Army because he wanted to serve his country during the war.

Nov 11, 2019 09:25 PM #7
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It seems they all wanted to leave it behind and not talk about it.  But we still want to honor them for their sacrifices.

Nov 12, 2019 01:44 AM #8
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Hi Tammy. Great story. TY           Sheila

Nov 12, 2019 04:04 AM #9
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Absolutely true Georgie. TY      Sheila

Nov 12, 2019 04:05 AM #10
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