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A Personal Experience of Lawrence Johnston

 

November 13, 2020



While reading through Shifting Scenes Vol. IV, I discovered an article by Lawrence Johnston whose family lived at Ridgway. He was in the Air Force during World War II and relates his experience.

The article is quite long and will have to be shared in two printings. I felt that this story is fitting as this is the week of Veteran’s Day.

Loyd Townsend

TELEGRAM

Washington, D.C., October 21, 1944

John H. Johnston, Ridgway, Montana

The Secretary of War desires me to express his deepest regret that your son Second Lieutenant Lawrence L. Johnston, has been reported missing in action since 30...



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