Mario L. Checca
422 Infantry Regiment, Company F
Stalag IX-B Bad Orb

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In May 1995 Mario was chosen by the Recorder, Golden Age Sentinel to represent veterans celebrating the end of World War II.

The story goes into detail about his life, his service experiences and his POW experiences.   The ending is especially nice, where it says, "Mario is at peace with himself and the world.  He harbors no bitterness or hatred for his German captors.   After 50 years why enslave a free man with bitter memories."

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