NORWALK’S 45 RESIDENTS RELEASED FROM NAZI POW CAMPS

From The Norwalk Hour November 24, 1945 Red Cross War Prisoner Head Reports Her Task Completed Mrs. Douglas E. Nash Offers Resignation; Says 45 NorwalkersHeld By Nazis Now Home; Tells About Conditions In Pacific Of the 45 men in the armed services from Norwalk who were prisoners of war in Germany, all have returned homeContinue reading “NORWALK’S 45 RESIDENTS RELEASED FROM NAZI POW CAMPS”

SECOND LIEUTENANT JOSEPH WILLIAM KISKA; ARMY AIR FORCE

October 5, 1920 (Norwalk, CT) – August 28, 2012 (Norwalk, CT); 91 years oldMarried to Marian Tomasian on May 27, 1942 in NorwalkLived at 12 Cleveland Terrace prior to enlistingEnlisted September 18, 1942Serial number O-81674296TH BOMB GROUP, 339TH BOMBARDMENT SQUADRON (HEAVY) Received the Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart Medal. Co-pilot of B17G tail #42-40016, akaContinue reading “SECOND LIEUTENANT JOSEPH WILLIAM KISKA; ARMY AIR FORCE”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOHN “JACK” PHILIP BLACKMAN SR.; U.S. ARMY

November 22, 1923 (Norwalk, CT) – June 13, 1980; 56 years oldMarried Beulah Mae Scofield on November 26, 1942 in Norwalk, CTOne daughter, VirginiaLocal address: 23 Leonard Street, NorwalkEnlisted on April 2, 1943Serial number 3133143066TH INFANTRY DIVISION Wounded In Action. Recipient of the Purple Heart Medal. Captured during the Battle of the Bulge and wasContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOHN “JACK” PHILIP BLACKMAN SR.; U.S. ARMY”