Thursday, January 25, 2018

The War Strikes Home in Roanoke, Va.


From the January 2, 2017, Roanoke Times (Va.)  "Looking Back."

1942, 75 Years Ago.

***  "The New Year spirit, dampened by the prospect of a long and hard war, flared less effusively in Roanoke last night as the city closed shop for the general holiday and waited anxiously for more definite news from the Philippines."

***  "The Virginia battalion Virginia Dare ambulance corps has received orders to mobilize at the City Market at 10 o'clock this morning."

--GreGen

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