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World War Ii Vet

Goodbye to two more of the greatest generation

If you’ve been reading my articles and columns for a while, you know that one topic I cover often is our veterans and you may have picked up on my affection for one group in particular, our country’s World War II veterans. They’ve been labeled “The Greatest Generation.” And while I appreciat…

January 20, 2013 12:00 am
Members of the Greatest Generation tell their stories

Members of the Greatest Generation tell their stories

Rudy Hartge was born in Germany in 1919 and immigrated to the United States at age 8. After three attempts to join the U.S. Army, he served during World War II for three years and three days. He now lives in Crown Point with his wife, Joann.

November 12, 2012 12:00 am
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