Our Heroes in Uniform

Ryan, Jerry D.
November 2005
PN;Nov2005, Vol. 59 Issue 11, p42
Trade Publication
The article presents information related to the celebration of the 60th Anniversary of World War II in Vancouver, Washington to commemorate the heroic deeds of war veterans. Over 16 million Americans served in the U.S. Armed Forces during World War II, and more than 400,000 died. An estimated 1,50,000 people turned out at the Vancouver event to show their respect and gratitude for America's greatest generation. A fanfare of patriotic songs and speeches by local dignitaries kicked off the celebration. Each war veteran attending received a special World War II Veteran Badge and an Honorable Service Lapel Pin. INSETS: Reflections.;Patriotic City..


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