By Donald Madar
The lifetime of Andy Piter, Jr.
As a member of the 381st Bomb team in international struggle II, Andy served his state proudly. even if, 10 days sooner than the conflict resulted in Europe, tragedy struck the 381st as they misplaced 31 males at the Isle of guy and Andy used to be certainly one of them. April twenty third, 1945 - an afternoon that may dwell eternally within the hearts of the boys of the 381st.
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