Story by Jo-Ann Jennings found in BixbyBulletin.com
The Bixby Bulletin first heard about Ed Rosewitz, Bixby, of the 664th Medical Clearing Company when his Bixby son Doug came into the office to visit. Doug said his father, Ed, served under Gen. George S. Patton. “He loved him!” said Doug. “He thought he was the greatest man on earth.” Ed’s responsibility in WWII was to go behind enemy lines, set up tents, and prep the wounded as they came in, getting them ready to be transported to hospitals. Before the war was over, he had served in France, Belgium, Germany and possibly Poland. Ed, certainly no youngster, still lives today.
Doug found this prose among Ed’s belongings. He took it to his father and asked if Ed had written it himself, and if he had not, who did. Ed cried. Doug still does not know if his dad wrote it or not, but it was published in the Stars and Stripes, a military newspaper and his was the only name attached to it.
Waiting … Praying
I think you have been overlooking the soldier who fights harder than them all. Never can too much be said about the deeds of this soldier, and I am sure that every fighting man will agree with me.
The worst type of torture is that dreaded expectation, and who suffers this torture more than Mother?
When G.I. Joe is not in front of the hot lead, even for a short time, he is temporarily at ease, knowing that for that short time he is safe. Not so with Mother. She is on constant alert. She is still up front, never knowing when those death-dealing implements are headed Joe’s way. She is…
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