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Veterans Voice

NUREMBERG SPEAKER: Bill Glenny, a cell guard at the Nuremberg Trials that followed World War II, will speak about his experiences today at 10 a.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 319 Granby Road (Route 202), South Hadley.

Glenny met some of the most notorious war criminals including Herman Goering, No. 2 only to Hitler. A discussion will follow. Veterans will be honored at this event. Hot drinks and dessert provided. $5 per person. Proceeds will be donated to a veterans organization.

For reservations call 533-4092 or 532-1998 and leave your name, number of persons attending and your phone number.


Calling the roll

Following is a list of local veterans whose obituaries appeared in the Gazette Nov. 1 through 14. The information given here about their service is what was provided in each obituary.

Vernon M. Comstock Jr., 65, Easthampton, d. Nov. 13, 2012; Vietnam War, Mekong Delta, 1968-69; U.S. Air Force, sergeant, a topographic computing engineer.

Thomas L. Eddy, 81, Leverett, d. Nov. 12; U.S. Navy; 1951-55.

Armand “Buddy” Duseau Jr., 77, Northampton, d. Nov. 7; Army National Guard; graduated from the Massachusetts Military Academy in 1955 as a second lieutenant, squad leader in the 104th Massachusetts Infantry.

John F. Kovalski Jr., 81, Hatfield, d. Nov. 4; U.S. Army, July 1952-June 15, 1954, corporal.

Frede Franklin Froehlich, 89, Northampton, d. Oct. 30, U.S. Naval Academy 1946; served on mine sweepers in Kobe harbor, Japan, after World War II; later recalled to the Navy’s occupation forces in Germany during the Korean conflict.

Michael A. Cann, 84, Amherst, d. Oct. 28; U.S. Army, Office of Military Government for Bavaria, Germany.

Joseph A. Olbris, 75, formerly of Florence, d. May 22, 2012; U.S. Navy.

Veterans Voice appears on the first and third Saturday of the month. Readers are encouraged to submit questions, story ideas, announcements, military photos with captions and other materials of interest to veterans. Send submissions to Veterans Voice, c/o James Lowe, Daily Hampshire Gazette, Box 299, Northampton, MA 01061; or email jlowe@gazettenet.com.

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