Monthly Archive: October 2014

Oct 25

Raul Rudy Ramirez

Rudy Ramirez

Born December 19, 1946 in Mercedes, Texas, to Santana and Lupe Ramirez. At an early age, the Ramirez family, packed their belongings and traveled to Mansfield, Ohio, a small┬ácity in the center of the state, to start a new life. There, Rudy entered elementary school and graduated from the same school system. As a student …

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Oct 19

600 Singing Paratroopers Do 115-Mile March in Three Days

The Constitution, Atlanta, GA., Friday, Dec. 4, 1942 By LAMAR Q. BALL More than 600 singing, laughing, footsore paratroopers bivouacked last night on the shores Of old Silver Lake, on Oglethorpe University campus, after a forced march of 115 miles in three days, their backs loaded with full war equipment — full field packs, machine …

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