Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Wednesday Hero


This post was suggested by  SJ

SSgt. William
Guarnere
SSgt. William Guarnere
 90 years old from Philadelphia, Penn.
 Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
 April 28, 1923 - March 8, 2014

  U.S.
Army

SSgt. William "Wild Bill" Guarnere passed away three weeks ago at the age of 90. SSgt. Guarnere was part of Easy Company, made famous by the HBO mini-series "Band Of Brothers". 

 During his three years of service, SSgt. Guarnere saw action throughout Europe, including being part of the invasion of Normandy on D-Day. He was awarded the Silver and Bronze stars, the Purple Heart and the French LiberationMedal.

You can read more about SSgt. Guarnere  here and  here 


 These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives just so others may get to enjoy freedom. For that I am proud to call them Hero. 

 Those Who Say That We're In A Time When There Are No Heroes, They Just Don't Know Where To Look

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