Feb. 6, 2023

A Wartime Hero's Letters

A Wartime Hero's Letters
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Two sisters uncover a trove of letters from more than 70 years ago, that detail their father's friendship with a navy man who would ultimately die sacrificing his life to save his fellow sailors.

True War Stories: Mission Report is a production of Voyage Media. The series is produced by Nat Mundel, Robert Mitas, and Dan Benamor. This episode, A Wartime Hero’s Letters, was written, directed and produced by Dan Benamor, based on the research and findings of Cindy Sommer and Sue Sturm. You can see Fred Fonda’s personal profile (http://www.medalmulisha.com/fonda-kia-navy--marine-corps-medal.html) as well as all the other incredible military history of medals catalogued at medalmulisha.com, the website mentioned in this episode. Starring Ray Carsillo as Fred and Jon Cahill as Al. Edited, sound designed and mixed by John Higgins. Original music by Derlis Gonzalez.

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