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Searching for Stanley: Unforgotten Hero of World War II Paperback – July 12, 2011
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Kay (Dwyer) Hughes has lived in Geneva, Nebraska, for over thirty years with her husband, Rick. A graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Kay is a mother of three and grandmother. Her life revolves around family, their farming operation, friends, and community. Harold E. Dwyer, a World War II B-17 pilot and retired home builder, resides in Hastings, Nebraska, with his wife, Darlene. Married sixty-two years, they are the parents of four daughters, as well as grandparents and great-grandparents.
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In addition, Stanley's story offers even more depth. First, Kay's father, Harold Dwyer, who is Stanley's younger brother, provides his personal experiences and reflections as a B-17 pilot to help us better understand the rigors of training, deploying, and flying combat missions in the European Theatre. This brought me closer to my own father's experiences flying B-17s. And for this I am profoundly grateful.
Second, Stanley's letters and those from other family members provide a window into life in Middle America during the years between the two great wars -- the twenties and "dirty thirties" -- which is a fascinating journey in its own right.
What a debt we owe to those of the Greatest Generation for their service, sacrifice, and example. And what a treasure Kay Hughes has provided to help us and our posterity remember them.