Veteran Recalls WWII Experiences

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Veteran Recalls WWII Experiences
Veteran Recalls WWII Experiences
Veteran Recalls WWII Experiences

Editor’s Note: The following was written by Dr. Hyman Fisher of Livingston, a veteran of World War II. It had originally been intended High School, were award Ribbon at LHS, and added at Riker Hill, Collins, and We also stopped outso bought our own school b has saved the taxpayers (Continued on Pag as his speech during the Memorial Day celebration. With the veterans’ ceremony and parade cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Tribune has reproduced his piece here.

As a teenager, I had been following the war in Europe from its start, in September, 1939, with Hitler’s invasion of Poland. When the U.S. entered the war on December 8, 1941, I was a high school senior in Brooklyn. The war didn’t really affect me until I graduated from high school and entered Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in September, 1942, to study chemical engineering.

 

 

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