Triple Nickel WWII veteran shares experiences

A four-mile stretch of 82nd Airborne soldiers, Sherman tanks and self-propelled howitzers paraded from Washington Square and up Fifth Avenue. Shreds of ticker tape cartwheeled from the windows of nearby buildings, celebratory flurries for those who recently returned from the war in Europe.

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Torez

Teresa Fillmon came across a 3-year-old girl born without fingers or feet during a visit to a Ukrainian orphanage. When inquiring about the girl’s fate, a nurse replied that the she would end up at Torez.

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