And it was over! 75 years ago and six years of fighting - WWII
September 3, 2020
Seventy-five years ago, after six years of fighting – four and a half years of world-wide fighting and United States involvement, the ravages of World War II were finally coming to an end. The cessation of combat in the European Theater came on May 8, 1945. Celebrations erupted all over Europe and in the United States.
Long time Jewell resident, Norman Greene, recalls hearing about the end of the war "on the radio" and remembers a celebration in the Jewell Park to observe the end of the fighting in Europe. Celebrations were in order. But WWII was a two front war and the war in the Paci...