Thursday, January 25, 2018
The War Strikes Home in Roanoke, Va.
From the January 2, 2017, Roanoke Times (Va.) "Looking Back."
1942, 75 Years Ago.
*** "The New Year spirit, dampened by the prospect of a long and hard war, flared less effusively in Roanoke last night as the city closed shop for the general holiday and waited anxiously for more definite news from the Philippines."
*** "The Virginia battalion Virginia Dare ambulance corps has received orders to mobilize at the City Market at 10 o'clock this morning."