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Dad’s Wartime Prayer Book

They say there are no atheists in a foxhole. Here is a prayer book I found with my father’s keepsakes. I can’t say it is well worn nor do I know if he used another prayer book when he went to mass overseas. He had a different, larger one at home. He was never much for going to mass when his children were growing up. He did make sure we went to mass and religious instruction.

Dads Wartime PrayerbookI don’t know where I heard the story, but I was surprised to learn that my father was the one to say the Lord’s Prayer over the B-26s intercom each time they crossed the English Channel.

 

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