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John Wolf

JOHN WOLF: Japan had to endure the unendurable

JOHN WOLF: Japan had to endure the unendurable

Editor's note: This is the seventh and final part in a series on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am
JOHN WOLF: World War II ended aboard USS Missouri

JOHN WOLF: World War II ended aboard USS Missouri

Editor's note: This is the sixth in a six-part series on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am
JOHN WOLF: The tragic sinking of the USS Indianapolis

JOHN WOLF: The tragic sinking of the USS Indianapolis

Editor's note: This is the fifth in a six-part series on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am
JOHN WOLF: My World War II experiences in Okinawa

JOHN WOLF: My World War II experiences in Okinawa

Editor's note: This is the fourth in a six-part series on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am
JOHN WOLF: My World War II experiences in Philippines

JOHN WOLF: My World War II experiences in Philippines

After the Mariana Island campaign (Saipan, Tinian, Guam) during World War II, we began to prepare for retaking the Philippines. General Douglas MacArthur, on leaving the tragedies of Bataan, the death march and Corregidor behind, had settled on New Guinea as his base. The promise, "I shall r…

July 24, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: June 6 was D-Day for Saipan as well as Normandy

GUEST COMMENTARY: June 6 was D-Day for Saipan as well as Normandy

On this beautiful June morning it is hard to imagine 70 years ago the carnage on Omaha Beach as Allied forces sought to retake Europe from Nazi conquest. While the media are full of pictures and speeches, old warriors like myself draw on personal memories to share.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Remembering veterans is start toward recovery

GUEST COMMENTARY: Remembering veterans is start toward recovery

World War II veterans are becoming scarce as we approach the 69th anniversary of what we call "The Greatest Generation." Each day the newspaper records the passing of more buddies and shipmates of what was once 16 million men and women in all branches of the services.

May 26, 2014 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Take swift action against sexual assaults in military

DOUG ROSS: Take swift action against sexual assaults in military

Sexual assaults in the military have been in the news lately, but it's not a new issue. Troops' sexual appetites have plagued the military as long as anyone can remember.

August 09, 2013 12:00 am
John Wolf

John Wolf

John D. Wolf, of Valparaiso, is a retired minister and decorated World War II Navy combat veteran.

May 23, 2013 6:09 pm

Veterans to speak at Valpo Memorial Day service

VALPARAISO | World War II veterans Bill Wellman and John Wolf will be the guest speakers at Friday's annual Memorial Day service at the Foundation Meadows service memorial.

May 20, 2013 2:27 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Pope, like saint, marks turning point for church

GUEST COMMENTARY: Pope, like saint, marks turning point for church

Pope Francis is the first pontiff to reach into the 13th century and choose the name of a humble Christian called St. Francis of Assisi. How significant for the Catholic Church and for Orthodox and Protestant Christians!

April 21, 2013 12:00 am

JOHN DOHERTY: Questions loom as NCAA hoops season ends

With Monday's final game of March Madness, we now know which is the best men’s college basketball team in the land.

April 08, 2013 7:00 pm

Valpo man dies after falling from scaffolding at his home

CROWN POINT | A Valparaiso man died Sunday when he fell from scaffolding at his home, the Lake County coroner's office announced.

April 02, 2012 3:45 pm
Veterans honored at annual Valpo Rotary lunch

Veterans honored at annual Valpo Rotary lunch

VALPARAISO | Along with a history lesson on World War II, John Wolf had another lesson for the large crowd attending Monday's 13th annual Veterans Day program of the Valparaiso Rotary Club at Strongbow Inn.

November 07, 2011 8:15 pm
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