Posts Tagged ‘veterans’

Iowa Heroes: A salute to World War II veterans

Iowa Heroes: A salute to World War II veterans

Charles Edward Richardson, 89, of Mason City, a member of the famed 34th “Red Bull” Infantry Division, survived 517 frontline combat days fighting in North Africa and Italy.  He has carried the sorrowful memory of lost friends throughout his life.   (Christopher Gannon/The Register)   Rex Burnett Crawford, 89, flew 36 missions over Europe as a […]


Dignity & Memory

Respect and honor for the memory of those who died or went missing in the Virenam War is in full blossom in West Des Moines.