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  • Recently, the city of Terre Haute celebrated Jimmie H. Royer day. Mr. Royer is a World War II army veteran who was presented with the Kegion of Honor. It’s France’s greatest award. Mr. Royer is regarded as a hero for what he did for the French people and for what he went through during combat.
  • Hometown Hero Ed Robbins of Vincennes served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He witnessed many events during his service including the raising of the American flags on Iwo Jima.
  • TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — A lot of memories occur in 100 years. And that’s so true for Bob Pabst of Terre Haute. The 97-year-old World War II veteran has done so much and influenced so many. He’s a husband, a father, a teacher. Now, in Part II of his story, see how all of […]
  • TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) He is well known from his many years of teaching at Indiana State University. But during World War II, Bob Pabst led a machine gun unit in a division called Hell on Wheels. It was a dangerous time that he remembers all too well.
  • In Part One, we told you how Sergeant Bill Welch of Terre Haute fought under the command of General George Patton during World War II. Now, in Part Two, you’ll see how he used his military experience to influence the lives of so many people in his hometown and beyond. He enjoys meeting and talking […]

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