Title Sponsor – Frye Regional Medical Center

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The WWII Symposium is sponsored by Frye Regional Medical Center.

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World War II Symposium

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The World War II Symposium is a celebration of and for veterans.  The event will be August 9 – 11, 2012 at the Broyhill Center on the campus of Appalachian State University. Join us to remember and honor the veterans of World War II. Don’t miss the opportunity to talk to veterans who were part […]

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Take Me Back – WWII Film Series

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All Showings at 1 pm Watauga County Public Library 140 Queen Street • Boone, NC 28607 (828) 264-8787 June 6 – Battleground Van Johnson, Marshall Thompson, and Ricardo Montalban fight in the Battle of the Bulge.  Montalban forgoes the “rich Corinthian leather” this time.     June 13 – In Harms Way John Wayne and […]

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H.C. Moretz

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H.C. Moretz, Vice President & Treasurer of the Appalachian World War II Veterans Born on March 14, 1924, H.C. Moretz is the Vice-President/Treasurer of the Appalachian WWII Veterans.  He grew up in the Big Hill section of Watauga County, near the current Green Valley School. H.C. was raised on a farm with five brothers and […]

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Ken Wiley

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Ken Wiley, President of the Appalachian World War II Veterans Ken Wiley A native of Hill County, Texas, Ken was the sixth of seven children born to Troy Wiley and Dora Thompson Wiley.  He was a 17-year old from Itasca, Texas, when he enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1943. After basic training and Landing […]

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Melvin Norris

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Melvin Norris – information about Melvin will be posted here soon.

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