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Category: Herbert Miller
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Pfc. Herb Miller Arrives in Liverpool, 1944
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Victory over Europe (V-E Day) was 8 May 1945 and Victory over Japan (V-J Day) was 15 August 1945. My dad, Herbert Miller, was a patriotic America and wanted to do his part to assist the war effort, so at age 18 he volunteered for the draft in the spring of 1944, while he was a senior at Willshire High School.
Herbert Miller–WWII Memories & Bronze Star
I have finished transcribing and posting my dad’s WWII letters, a task I began a little over a year ago. Although I did not post his letters on every Friday’s blog post, there were at least 30 blog posts of letters. I started transcribing and posting them about a month before Veterans Day 2017 and …
Dear Mom & All–WWII Letters from Herb (part 30)
Below are the last of the transcriptions of my dad’s WWII letters. That is not to say another letter or two may show up sometime, but right now, I think this is it. This past year I have been transcribing the letters that my dad, Herbert Miller, wrote home while in the Army, stationed in …
Dear Mom & All–WWII Letters from Herb (part 29)
I have only a few more of my dad’s WWII letters to transcribe. The letters that my dad, Herbert Miller, wrote home while stationed in Germany during the war and during the occupation time afterward. My goal has been to transcribe them all and posting them here has been a good motivation for me to …