Josephine Bogdanich has lived in the Chicagoland area all of her life, except for her tour of duty with the U.S. Army during World War II. She fondly recalls her time in the U.S. Army.
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At first, along with his BAR fire team, Michael worked as a stretcher bearer. This was his first experience caring for anyone who was wounded. Michael recalled carrying many seriously wounded soldiers down the mountainous terrain while live fire battles were continuing. He and others would carry the stretchers to the awaiting helicopters where they were met by medical teams.