home from the war to attend mother's funeral

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My father and his brothers defined the phrase "lucky to serve in World War II".

William piloted a B 24 bomber over the Ploesti oilfields and flew 50 missions over Europe before he was sent home.(https://www.nationalww2museum.org/war/articles/over-cauldron-ploesti-american-air-war-romania)

Louis flew in the Pacific theater.

My father was a technical engineer on the Manhattan Project

I wanted to share this family photo of Louis Oldroyd with the community. Location: Thorpe Wisconsin. Date: 1944.
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Click here for the image details page or here for the full-sized version (2402 x 3420).

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ago in Photos by Wayne Oldroyd G2G6 Mach 1 (17.9k points)

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Thank You for sharing the picture and the the story behind it Wayne.
ago by Marty Franke G2G6 Pilot (251k points)

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