Jerry Siccardi, an early radar expert, was part of General Patton’s Third Army. Toward the end of the war he liberated people from the concentration camp at Dachau, one of the memories that haunts him. Continue Reading →
Thirteen former Byram School students who gave their livest for their country in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War were honored on Memorial Day, as they are every year. Continue Reading →
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The 6th annual patriotic community walk on Veterans Day marked 100 years since the end of World War I, which was the topic of remarks by keynote speaker Dean Gamanos. Commander of the American Legion Peter LeBeau talked about Greenwich’s Col Raynal Bolling, whose likeness is immortalized in a statue outside the Havemeyer building. Bolling was the first high-ranking officer of the United States Army to be killed in combat in World War I.
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The annual community walk for veterans started at the corner of Amogerone and Greenwich Ave and concluded outside the Havemeyer building where there is a war monument. Continue Reading →