The book we will be discussing is I’ll Be Back When Summer’s in the Meadow: A WWII Chronicle Volume II 1944 compiled & edited by Melanie Ippolito. In January of 1944, the United States was preparing for its invasion of France. The author's father, an aviation student in the United States Army Air Corps, was in his final months of training at North Carolina State College in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her mother, his fiancée, impatiently awaited his return, from her home in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Since mid-July of 1943, they had neither seen nor spoken to one another. Their only contact was their written letters and infrequent telegrams. Please join us!
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