Louis Megleo served more than two years in the World War II and was based near Bari, Italy. He was involved in 20 combat missions.
Jim Vancura served from 1943 to 1946. He served on an amphibious ship that received 2 battle stars. Tours included France, Italy, Africa, Okinawa and China.
Walter Piekosz was born in Chicago in 1925, one of nine children. At age 17, he decided to join the Navy. He joined even though he didn’t know how to swim.
U.S. Marine Corps World War II Mt Prospect, IL Flight date: 06/07/17 By Carla Khan, Honor Flight Chicago Veteran Interview Volunteer When the 15-year-old Frank Chrzan saw an ad, "Pilots and Gunners Wanted for the War in Poland,” he thought that was just a great idea. [...]
Tomorrow marks our nation's 241st birthday. Fireworks. Barbecues. Parades. On this Fourth of July, I ask you to consider doing these four things: