World War II Army Adventure (85) – Dear Folks – I’m Still Ignorant – March, 1945

Interesting coincidence for genealogy fans.

"Greatest Generation" Life Lessons

David Peabody Guion

Dear Folks –

I’m still ignorant – no memory – don’t know where I’ve been – where I am – where I’m going – why or even the date.

On the boat I ran into a guy by the name of Robert Guion, formally from St. Louis and now from Iowa. He’s a darned good egg. I hung around with him on a lot of the time. He’s a sailor and assigned to the ship. I told him of your cousin who was writing the family history, Dad, and he said his father has a lot of information on the Guion’s (Gee-on he pronounces it) in St. Louis. It seems they owned quite a bit of St. Louis at one time. His father’s present address is George Guion, Winterset, Iowa, R.R. 5. It might be interesting to connect the two family histories if possible. Bob says his…

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  1. Hi Janet, Thank you for the re-Blog. This World War II Army Adventure is a view from a completely different viewpoint. My Father was 28 when he went in and Uncle Dan was 26. Dave was only 18, had not even finished high school. This is his introduction to the world and he is seeing it with a teenager’s perspective. It sure makes interesting reading.

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