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Joe Bonsall

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A Reflection of Daddy

(2) Comments | Posted June 17, 2011 | 10:10 AM

Father's Day 2011 falls on Sunday, June 19th, exactly thirteen days after June 6th. Therefore it was sixty-seven years ago, on June 6, 1944, that my own father as a young man of eighteen years old hit the Normandy Beach, code named UTAH, on D-Day.

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G.I. Joe and Lillie: A Song About World War II Vets Goes Viral

(1) Comments | Posted November 8, 2009 | 2:03 PM

A few years ago, I wrote a song about a young couple that served in the army during World War II. When G.I. Joe and Lillie met, he was a war hero recovering from severe wounds and she was a WAC assigned to help transport him. Both had grown up...

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