Tag: WWII Veterans

Mel Corren

On to France

Fifth in a Series The next week, after returning from Tidworth, where Sgt. Griffen and I had closed out Ordinance Depot, O641, we received orders

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Mel Corren

As Luck Would Have It

It was during World War II, on September 18th, 1943, that I boarded the troopship, Argentina, in New York Harbor.  The scuttlebutt was that we

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Mel Corren

School Boy, Soldier Boy

Basic Training – Part II of Ongoing Series My fondest recollections of Basic Training were chow, calisthenics, drills, and parades. However, I excelled only in

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Mel Corren

School Boy, Soldier Boy

School Boy  It was the Spring of 1942, and the world was full of uncertainty. War was raging in Britain and the fields of Europe,

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