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Robert Spangler: A Last Call

December 23, 2011

One last call for World War II Navy veteran, Robert Spangler, with a wonderful recap of his Memorial Service.

With a heavy heart, I must report that another good one is gone.  Robert Spangler, with family by his side, passed away in Hawaii at the age of 91 years. While working on EVERYTOWN, USA, I spoke with Robert several times over the years.  I first made contact while he still lived in Baltimore, then [...]

USS Spangler DE-696 Reunion

August 23, 2011

As most followers of this site know, the History Junkie loves unit reunions.  Next week, August 28-31, “Spanglermates” from the USS Spangler DE-696 will be getting together in San Diego.  A tour of the USS Midway, a harbor cruise, a silent auction and plenty of great stories are just some of the planned activities.  By [...]

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