World War II

Brothers reflect on WWII service, meeting in Philippines after war

Richard Romaire, left, and Ferris Romaire talk Wednesday about their military service during World War II while at Richard Romaire’s home in Morgan City.
--The Daily Review/Photos by Zachary Fitzgerald

MORGAN CITY — Though Richard Romaire and Ferris Romaire served thousands of miles apart during World War II, the brothers reunited after the war ended when both were stationed in the Philippines.

Stephensville veteran remembers WWII invasion, fighting in Italy

Elward and Olive Stephens of Stephensville met at a dance in Morgan City in 1947. They married and raised three sons.
(Submitted Photo Courtesy of Linda Cooke)

In September 1943, when World War II was well under way, the Germans under the command of Field Marshal Albert Kesselring were in control of the Italian Peninsula.


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