Veterans Day http://wyso.org en Doolittle Raiders To Raise Final Toast http://wyso.org/post/doolittle-raiders-raise-final-toast <p>Four months after the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, 80 men took off from an aircraft carrier on a top-secret mission to bomb Japan. They were led by Lt. Col. James H. "Jimmy"
Doolittle, and soon after, they became known as the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders. &nbsp;Saturday, November 9th, 2013 will mark the last time survivors of the raid will gather together to honor their fallen comrades.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 14:16:30 +0000 Jerry Kenney 41780 at http://wyso.org Doolittle Raiders To Raise Final Toast WYSO Weekend: November 13, 2011 http://wyso.org/post/wyso-weekend-november-13-2011 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Full episode of WYSO Weekend for November 13, 2011 containing the following stories:</p><p>-Jerry Kenney reports on <a href="http://wyso.org/post/local-veterans-stories-featured-comic-book-project">a comic book project focused on local veterans.</a></p> Mon, 14 Nov 2011 15:36:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 7494 at http://wyso.org Local Veterans' Stories Featured in Comic Book Project http://wyso.org/post/local-veterans-stories-featured-comic-book-project <p><em>A small group of veterans has been getting some extra attention lately.&nbsp; Their stories have been made into a comic book.&nbsp; WYSO&rsquo;s Jerry Kenney reports on how it all started.</em></p><p>Charlie Bath enlisted in the Army in 1941, the day after Pearl Harbor.&nbsp;&nbsp; For four years, he proudly served as a wire chief in the signal corps.&nbsp; That job involved running telephone wire all over France and Germany.&nbsp; Charlie was the guy who could climb, so that&rsquo;s what he did &ndash; climbed poles, often checking for live wires by hitting them with a wrench.</p> Sun, 13 Nov 2011 15:44:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 7919 at http://wyso.org