Gene Thomas of Avery County gives his somewhat glorified account of his service in WWII and the Korean War. He fought all over Europe against the Germans, and preferred it to the Korean War. He was shot in the head in the Korean War and has been part of the DAV ever since.
Tags: Avery County, basic training, C47, concentration camp, DAV, Fort Bragg, France, Gene Thomas, Korean War, mortar, parachute regiment, Roosevelt, St. Mere Iglis, WWII