From nose gunner to poppy seller

Sunday, May 26, 2013

WWII vet Roscoe Mitchell selling Buddy Poppies
at Shoreline Central Market to support veterans programs
Photo by Steven H. Robinson


From nose gunner to poppy seller - but it is part of the same thing - doing what needs to be done in time of war - and supporting veterans.

Roscoe Mitchell is a Veteran of the US Army Air Corps during WWII.  He was a gunner in the nose of B-24s and B-17s in the European Theater of Operation.

This Saturday, Roscoe was at Central Market in Shoreline, as a volunteer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars - VFW Blackburn-Aurora Post 3348 in Shoreline  - selling "Buddy Poppies" to help support local veterans' programs.



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