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leo e beacham shelbytownship, mi usa Jul 01, 2001
as an usa military headquarters intelligance attached to the d day june 6 1944 american invasion force i had the best friends in the world that invided me into their home and treated me better then a son.there was a father mother and 2 girls that came and got me each weekend and took me to their place and twice on two battleships .they had came from belfast ireland to work in portsmouth during the war.my unit was stationed on the airport near them and the dockyards.then one night we were loaded into trucks and drove to bornsmouth where we joined the invasion force.i might add i love england the people were so nice to me.i am irish and english myself.after we landed we got 2 presidental citations and i got 9 battle stars and 89 points,and was the only one sent to texas to be discharged as i had been in so many battles.all the rest had to go to japan for occupation.when i was in france all my mail was censored or distroyed so i got no mail in or out.then one person was allowed to write to me for the family and i was told by cpl.gunst a intellangce officer that i was to write this girl one final shocking letter and i would be court marshalled if i disabeyed orders.i tried for years to get a message through but it seemed the address dissapeared in thin air.tell elizabeth lily wright to please write me and let me know how her family is doing and all rite me .her address was in 1944 43 inhurst road portsmouth hampshere england. she was about 18 then and i 21.her name could of changed do to marriage.i pray someone finds the family.write to me at 6631 chirco court shelby township michigan 48316 3415 usa or beacham7@home.com repeate the e mail BEACHAM7@HOME.COM THANKS.i had 3 petro stations 31500 shares in a bank a 3 hundred fifty thousand dollar home with 20x40 pool etc and retired .
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