TRIBUTE TO THE AMERICAN COMBAT GLIDER PILOTS OF WORLD WAR II
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Children of The Netherlands Adopt GI Graves
It is heartwarming and gratifying to know that our friends in The Netherlands continue to remember the sacrifices Allied soldiers, airmen, and sailors made fighting to free them from Nazi domination. Children of The Netherlands have the opportunity to adopt a GI grave in Allied cemeteries in their country.
A very warm and sincere "Thank You" to all our friends in The Netherlands who participate in this program. We are sure it gives the relatives of those brave men who live so far away and cannot visit the graves comfort to know that you are giving their fallen sons', husbands', brothers', uncles', fathers', grandfathers', and great-grandfathers' graves your personal attention.
Here are some pictures and other information about this wonderful program.
More to follow as we receive additional contributions.
Wesley with Captain Leonard J. McGee's grave.
Captain Leonard J. McGee's headstone.
Adoption Certificate for Captain McGee's Grave
Wesley with LTC Robert G. Cole's grave.
Here is Wesley's email transmitting the pictures:
you for your nice mail. I must explain to you that I live in the south of the
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