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
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.
(courtesy of "A & R")
for Lester W. Pollom in Section 19 of the Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence
(Douglas county), Kansas