POW Gets a Pair of Jump Boots, the Best Gift a WWII Vet Could Want

Jump boots belonging to Sgt. Stanley Garrastazu, a satellite operator and maintenance specialist assigned to the 4th Joint Support Command, 335th Signal, dry after being polished at Fort McCoy, Wis.

ROCHESTER, Minn. — For Albert “Ken” Axelson, April 2 has always been a very special day. Axelson, a World War II combat medic, turned 21 on the same day he was liberated from a Nazi prisoner of war camp in 1945 in the waning months of the war. The two anniversaries have been intertwined ever […]