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Our Vets Returned Home from a
Successful Trip to Iwo Jima!

Our Texas Vets On Top on Mt. Surabachiq
Our Texas Vets On Top on Mt. Surabachiq

FOX News: Remembering Iwo Jima

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11.11.13
 
Daughters of World War II: Heroes Among Us
A Tribute to WWII Veterans
 
Our Luncheon was a Success!
 
 
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Our Press
 
Profiles in Courage
 
Click here to see CBS 11 segment with Laura Leppert and Robert Jagers
 
 
 
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WFAA: Iwo Jima Trip 2012



Click here for more news coverage on the event
 
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Smithsonian Channel
 
See the ad on The Smothsonian Channel with Michaela- proceeds will benefit Daughters.
 
 
The ad is on the right hand side of the page.  It you see an Allstate Insurance ad, hit the home tab or refresh button.  Michaela's ad is running in rotation with that.  If you click on learn more you go to the Atonement Entertainment site and their ad to promote the cause
 
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We are raising funds to send WWII Veterans back to Normandy
 
 
Our goal is $20,000
 
 
 
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Generations Lest We Forget
Videos documenting experiences from WWII Veterans
 
Generations Lest We Forget is an anthology inspiring hope, a series of personal narratives from ordinary individuals who have lived through extraordinary moments in history. The documentaries feature the incredible journeys and heart-warming stories of those who have survived everything: Ellis Island, the depression, wars, 9/11, the civil rights movement, and those who have simply lived, sharing stories of family dinners, baseball games, and wedding feasts. It is a testament to love, life and our humanity. It not only connects us to our families, but also to each other.
 
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Robert Blatnik surrounded by French students.
Robert Blatnik surrounded by French students.
French Students Thank our Veterans
 
Pictured are French students who surrounded Mr. Blatnik and Mr. Tweed and asked such deep questions. Their questions reflected their understanding of the Allied Invasion,  the significance of the liberation of their country and the price of freedom.
 
It gives us great hope in their generation that they will keep the memory of these men alive and take the flame forward so other generations can enjoy freedom and peace.
 
Below is an email received from the teacher.
 
Hello,
I'm a teacher un France and we have been very lucky to meet you at Coleville sur mer the 4th of june. The children ( and us!) have been really happy to meet you, it's a real chance for the children! The two classes wanted to let you a message, so I write it from them:
 
" Hello,
we are very happy to have met you last tuesday. We'll never forget this meeting with you; thank you so much to have answered our questions. thank you for all you did for our country. We are proud of your braveness and your generosity. We'll remember this day forever. We hope you'll give us some news. With all our friendship.
La classe de CM2 A"
 
" Hello,
Thank you very much for this unforgettable moment shared with you. Thank you for having liberated our country. We are very happy to have met you. thanks to have answered our questions; We were happy to sing for you. you'll always be heroes for us, and you'll stay in our heart forever!
 
La classe de CM2 B".
 
Thanks again!
 
Nolwenn Judais, teacher
 
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I just wanted to say thank you for what you did this year at Normandy. I was able to speak with some of your members as well as meet some of the veterans your members escorted this year, including Robert Turecky and the two gentlemen from the 29th ID. As an active duty service member, I am humbled and honored by their contributions and sacrifices, and I'm in awe of the great things your organization has done to continue and honor their memories. Thank you for being part of arguably the most memorable experience of my life.
 
 
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Join Us in Our Mission to Honor our WWII Veterans
 
Click here to learn about membership with Daughters of World War II
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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