Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Memorializing WWII Powell brothers a race against time for last one, 99

Between 1939 and 1944, seven Powell brothers joined the military, a fairly astonishing number and one that caught the attention of a local lawmaker who wants to honor the family's service by renaming a road through their home county in west-central Illinois after the brothers. Click here for the whole story.

 

 Since you can't access the Chicago Tribune article, try this one

 

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7 comments:

  1. The Tribune will not allow me to read the link unless I sign up with them.

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    1. Here is a different link:

      http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/wwii-stories-remembering-the-powell-brothers.html

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  2. I finally googled the brothers and saw their pictures listing life span, years of service, but that is all. Can't read the story from the Chicago Spittoon.

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    1. Here is a different link:

      http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/wwii-stories-remembering-the-powell-brothers.html

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  3. Thanks for looking and posting guys. I changed the link. Jeffery

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