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War Hero Interviewed

   On June 5, 1994, the eve of the 50th anniversary of D-Day,  the Lawrence [Kansas] Journal-World ran an article written by staff reporter Nancy Smith.
   The article centered around the personal experiences of Les Pollom, 508th PIR, HQ 2nd Battalion.

Read the Journal-World article

Pollom Eulogy

Les Pollom died on July 31, 1996.  At his funeral a few days later, his widow, Barbara Colyer Pollom, delivered a eulogy that she had written in her late husband's honor.

Read the Pollom Eulogy

(courtesy of "A & R")

Grave marker for Lester W. Pollom in  Section 19 of the Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence (Douglas county), Kansas

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