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Jean Tommeraasen

Jean Tommeraasen, 2007

  • A civilian on the home front during WWII

Listen to the following sections by scrolling forward to the timecode.
0:00 - Worked at telephone office; calls from servicemen 
2:18 - Difficult telegrams - the death of a soldier; MIA; POW 
6:03 - Many calls trying to locate mothers
7:13 - Proposal; had to learn numbers in Norwegian and English   
13:26 - Her husband was a bombardier navigator, flew over 50 missions, and 2 Purple Hearts 
Jean M. Tommeraasen Obituary 

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