Wednesday Hero

This post was suggested by SJ

SSgt. William Guarnere
90 years old from Philadelphia, Penn.
Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
April 28, 1923 – March 8, 2014

SSgt. William “Wild Bill” Guarnere passed away three weeks ago at the age of 90. SSgt. Guarnere was part of Easy Company, made famous by the HBO mini-series “Band Of Brothers”. During his three years of service, SSgt. Guarnere saw action throughout Europe, including being part of the invasion of Normandy on D-Day. He was awarded the Silver and Bronze stars, the Purple Heart and the French Liberation Medal.

You can read more about SSgt. Guarnere here and here

These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives just so others may get to enjoy freedom. For that I am proud to call them Hero.

Those Who Say That We’re In A Time When There Are No Heroes, They Just Don’t Know Where To LookThis post is part of the Wednesday Hero Blogroll. For more information about Wednesday Hero, or if you would like to post it on your site, you can go here.

2 Comments on “Wednesday Hero

  1. There were so many heroes too. I like that you do this every week Mike. Thank you.Have a terrific day. ­čÖé

  2. sandee,this one was a little more work for me I had to do a lot of copy and pasting,because I either lost this weeks email or I didnot recieve it.

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