Posts tagged World War II
A Custerdale Christmas

On Tuesday evening, December 22, 1942 hundred of children and adults filled the Town Hall meeting room at WOMT Radio, located on Washington Street in Manitowoc. The party, created for children whose families resided in the Custerdale defense housing, was sponsored by the Custerdale Citizens' Club. The entertainment included the crowning of Florence Teegarden as "queen of the festivities" and a visit from Santa Claus who distributed a present to each child. Part of the Christmas party program was broadcast over WOMT.

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Remembering a Local War Hero: Andrew Miller

"For 14 of the bloodiest days in history [Andrew] Miller taught the world to do the impossible. He proved to the 'brass' of a dozen armies that the fury and fighting spirit of the American soldier is the most unconquerable weapon of war the universe has ever seen”, described an article in the 95th Infantry Division's November 1964 edition of "Journal" Magazine."

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