Gigi McWhirter’s husband was a paratrooper who fought in the Battle of the Bulge. She recounts him blowing up a bridge and losing an eye as well as being covered in shrapnel. He was the captain of his platoon and claims the worst part was having to push people out of the plane when they wouldn’t jump.
CLICK HERE to see Mary Gene “Gigi” McWhirter’s Short Story on Steve Martin in the Famous and Notorious People Category!
CLICK HERE to see her Short Story on how during the war, everyone would gather around the newspaper to hear about the death tolls, in the WWII – In Europe and at Home Category!
CLICK HERE to see Mary’s Short Story about the differences in prices during The Great Depression, in The Great Depression Category!
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